3 lakh Gujarat college students to get Namo e-Tab

The announcement was made by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Saturday after an event to distribute tablets to Gujarat University and Gujarat Technological University students.
Rs 30 crore that will be collected from students, in the form of a token fee of Rs 1,000, will be used to provide internet and Wi-Fi connectivity to college campuses and libraries to benefit students.
“Three lakh first-year college students will get tablets for a token sum of Rs. 1,000. The distribution programme is being held in college campuses across the state. The objective is that in this age of technology, students will be able to enhance their knowledge and connect to the world using tablets with internet connectivity,” MR. Rupani said
“Our aim is to realise the dream of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to build a new India. Though the tablets, made by well-known companies, are worth Rs 8,000 in the market, we are giving it at a token rate of Rs 1,000 to the college students,” he said.
He also said the government is not distributing such tablets for free because people, usually do not value such (free) things.
Features of Namo e-Tab:
1. The tablets would have 450 lecture videos in-built into them, 46 course material videos and 110 virtual learning course material as per the syllabus, said Anju Sharma, Principal Secretary, Higher and Technical Education
2. The tablets have 4G technology as against 3G offered last year, and a 2GB RAM as against 1GB RAM last year
3. They will also have 16 GB memory as against 8 GB memory in the ones provided to students last year
4. The tablets come with dual SIM and have 5 MP back and 2 MP front cameras.

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