Lock and Stock (LockNstock), a technology company from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has also launched its operations in Pakistan, with the aim of improving the lives of students.
Lock & Stock is a free mobile app that encourages mobile phones to be turned off and in return offers students a variety of financial and educational benefits and privileges.
Students get a 'key' per minute for turning off their mobile phones, which allows them to not only get discounts on food and entertainment and various brands, but also get scholarships to world-renowned universities. can.
Not only this, with the help of this key students can get job and internship in different institutions.
Fifty thousand students have spent a total of 558 years offline since settling in the UAE three years ago in 2017.
Digital (addiction) addiction is on the rise among students, especially young people between the ages of 16 and 18 who stay connected to their smartphones for thousands of hours.
Craig Fernandes, a 23-year-old CEO and co-founder of Lock & Stock, came up with the idea of improving students.
During his lecture on economics at the University of Iowa 3 years ago, he said that the goal of our brand is to improve the lives of students and to fight against digital addiction.
This application is programmed to find out how much time a student has spent away from their phone. For this purpose, their phone's social media notification is blocked so that students can spend more time. Do what you love.
Creating an atmosphere of competition among students, weekly rewards are given to high performing students. This application also allows students to add their friends to a custom leaderboard so that they can compete with each other. کرسکیں۔
These discounts and offers are a great incentive for students to keep their phones off. For this purpose, Lock & Stock has developed a Scholarships Platform that allows student applications to reach 400 universities around the world. Provides a network.
These universities provide students with fee waivers and access to knowledge in exchange for staying away from their digital devices. Last year (2019), Lock & Stock students received waivers in various scholarships and fees of more than پانچ 500,000.
This year, the students received more than مل 1 million in scholarships for their enrollment in September.
Lock & Stock is available for free download on Google Play Store and App Store.