TN floats tender for 11 lakh laptops to be distributed under the free laptop scheme
news Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 05:30
The News Minute | December 17, 2014 | 10.12 am IST Tamil Nadu government has floated a tender for issuing 11 lakh laptops to be given to students under the free laptop scheme. "The government has issued about 20 lakh free laptops and floated tenders to issue another 11 lakh laptops for the years 2014-15, 2015-16," state Information Technology Minister N Subramanian said, Deccan Chronicle reported. The Principal Secretary of the IT department also said that the government has issued orders to roll out the â€śStartup Warehouseâ€ť scheme, an initiative with NASSCOM, with an objective to provide a conducive ecosystem for startups in the state. TIDEL Park, Chennai will have the first such warehouse.