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Laptop @ Rs.1500

Yesterday HRD Minister Mr. Kapil Sibal launched a $35 laptop means Rs.1500/- laptop designed by experts of IIT, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras and Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Mr. Sibal also announced that at the current price point of $35, there would be 50% subsidy to educational institutions, which will effectively bring down the cost to only Rs750. Govt. is planning to give the above laptop under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan which is covering crores of students. This laptop will be charged by an sleeker solar panel and Rs.1500 cost does not include solar panel cost. This laptop do not have a hard drive and support only video-web conferencing facility. It also have several latest features like multimedia content viewer (pdf, docx, ods, adp, xls, jpeg, gif,png, bmp, odt, zip, AVCHD, AVI, AC3), searchable Pdf reader, unzip for unzipping files, computing capabilities such as Open Office, SciLab for printing support, media player capable of playing streamed along with stored media files…