Though the free laptop scheme of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav took off recently, a year since he came to power, the Government is still finding it difficult to finalise vendors for the free tablet scheme.

The Government started distribution of free laptops, supplied by HP which was selected after a global competitive bid, in March this year. While the distribution of laptops to class XII passouts remains slow, the free tablet scheme for Class X pass outs is yet to take off. Read More