Student Free Laptop
DISTRIBUTION OF LAPTOP COMPUTER SCHEME TO STUDENTS :
The Government of Tamil Nadu is implementing the scheme of distribution of laptop computers to the students studying in Government and Government-aided schools and colleges in the state to facilitate them in acquiring better skills. Government have issued orders in G.O. (Ms) No.1, dated 03.06.2011 by the Special Programme Implementation Department for the procurement of laptop computers to ELCOT.
So far in five phases from 2011-12 to 2015-16, 32,35,894 numbers of laptop computers were procured and supplied.
For phase – VI (2016-17), International Competitive Bidding Tender has been called for the procurement of 5.00 lakh nos. of laptop computers and it is expected that supplies would commence from July 2017 onwards.