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Free Tabs to be distributed among students of classes 10, 11 and 12: Haryana education minister

The Haryana government has taken up an initiative to distribute free tablets among the students of classes 10, 11 and 12. It is about to purchase 5 lakh tabs which will be distributed in the upcoming academic session.

A total of 620 crores has been allocated for this project, said the education minister of Haryana, Mr Kanwar Pal. He informed that the tablets will have preloaded content and ‘personalised and adaptive learning software’ along with free internet access to every student in class 10, 11 and 12. The tablets will be distributed by May this year.

This initiative aims to bridge the gap between rich and poor students and provide free digital education and access to education to everyone. The initiative will be very beneficial for poorer students studying in government schools who are unable to afford expensive devices like tablets and smartphones for the purpose of education. The education minister doesn’t want to compromise these childrens’ futures.

Exam related videos, e-books, and various types of study materials will be available to students through the device, informed the education minister of Haryana, Mr Kanwar Pal.

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