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Tamil Nadu releases Rs 1,000 cr to distribute laptops among students

Posted on Dec 09, 11:13AM | UNI

Jayalalitha-led Tamil Nadu government has allotted a sum of Rs 1,000 crore last year to purchase and distribute 1.24 lakh laptops among student community free of cost, Higher Education Minister P Palaniappan said today.

The state government also sent abroad eligible students and teaching faculties of the Government Arts colleges for training and sanctioned a sum of Rs 14 lakh per head, he said.

The Minister was speaking here at the two-day 18th State Conference of Tamil Nadu Government College Teachers' Association.

Talking about the Chief Minister Jayalalitha's Vision-2023, Mr Palaniappan said it is aimed at developing higher education sector.