Tamil Nadu Government to give 11 lakh laptops by December 2015: Minister – Economic Times
The government in 2011 announced that it would procure 33.19 lakh laptops for students under the free laptop scheme. For the period 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14, 22.19 lakh laptops have been given to students, IT Minister ‘Mukkur’ N Subramanian informed the Assembly.
“For the 2014-15, 2015-16 period, the goverment has planned to give away 11 lakh laptops by December 2015″, he said.
According to the policy note that was tabled in the Assembly, the Government has issued orders to procurement of 11 lakh laptops.
It is expected that the supply of laptops under phase IV would be completed by October 2015 and for Phase V by December 2015.