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18 November 2017 01:40 AM

Himachal CM to give 10,260 laptops to students

By IANS

Shimla, Aug 12: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh will distribute 10,260 laptops and netbooks among meritorious students of Class X and XII under the Rajiv Gandhi Digital Students Yojna next week, it was announced on Saturday.

The Chief Minister will launch the distribution of laptops at the state-level Independence Day function on August 15 at Rampur town in Shimla district, an education department spokesperson told IANS.

He said Rs 82 crore have been earmarked to provide 42,971 laptops and netbooks to the students from 2013 to 2018.

Update: 12 Aug, 2017

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