CM Shahbaz Sharif Approves 150,000 more Laptops for Talented Students of Punjab. All Punjab Private and Regular toppers studnetets get ready now as CM Punjab give outstanding offer for launching laptop scheme more then 1.5 Lakh Female, Male talented candidates.
Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has approved the purchase of 150,000 laptops in the current financial year that will be distributed among talented students across the province. The approval came during a meeting organised to review progress of matters of procurement of laptops for talented students of the province.
Presiding the meeting, the CM said laptops of latest models should be bought at the earliest. “Distribution of laptops on merit was an important step towards empowering the youth,” he said. Shahbaz said effective steps were being taken for the promotion of information technology that was the need of the hour. He added that information technology labs had been set up by spending billions of rupees in schools across the province. Over 15,000 talented girls and boys of underprivileged families are studying at prestigious educational institutions through Punjab Educational Endowment Fund.
Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif chaired a meeting to review progress of matters of procurement of laptops for talented girl and boy students of the province. Giving approval to purchase 1.5 lakh laptops immediately during current financial year, the CM said process of procurement of laptops should be completed at the earliest and laptops of latest model should be purchased for the students. He said the programme of distribution of laptops on merit is an important step towards empowering the youth.
He said the Punjab government has already distributed lakhs of laptops at a cost of billions of rupees among talented students while 1.5 lakh more laptops of billions of rupees will be distributed on merit during current financial year. According to a handout, Shahbaz Sharif directed that no delay should be tolerated in the matters of purchase of laptops and all the matters should be completed immediately in a transparent manner. Youths are being harmonised with latest demands of present age with the distribution of laptops and becoming aware of new inventions and changing situation throughout the world through laptops, he added.
The CM said that provision of resources for empowering the youth is a useful investment and the Punjab government will provide all out resources for the programmes of awareness of youth about modern knowledge. He said benefitting from information technology is need of the hour that is why effective steps have been taken for the promotion of information technology in the province. Empowering youth through equipping them with modern knowledge is our mission, he added.Shahbaz Sharif said that the programme of distribution of laptops among youth on merit is yielding positive results. He said that education is the only way through which trends of extremism can be eliminated from the society.
Punjab government has taken revolutionary steps for the promotion of quality education and modern knowledge, he added. He said that IT labs have been set up a cost of billions of rupees in the schools of the province. He said that more than 1.5 lakh talented girls and boys of resource less families are studying in prestigious educational institutions through Punjab Educational Endowment Fund. He said that the steps taken by Punjab government for the promotion of education are becoming a source of reducing the gulf between the poor and the rich.