The Government of Tamil Nadu is implementing the scheme of distribution of laptop computers to the students studying in Government and Government-aided schools and colleges in the state to facilitate them in acquiring better skills. Government have issued orders in G.O. (Ms) No.1, dated 03.06.2011 by the Special Programme Implementation Department for the procurement of laptop computers to ELCOT..
So far in Six phases from 2011-12 to 2016-17, 38,53,572 numbers of laptop computers were procured and supplied.
For phase – VII , VIII & IX Procurement of 15,66,022 numbers of Laptops was finalized through ICB tender and supplies commenced from March 2019 onwards and is expected to be completed by October 2019.