Under the Cyberage Students Scheme 2013-2014, implemented by Directorate of Education, the Class XI Students of Unaided and Private schools will also to be provided with Laptops by government, as announced by the Goa state government.
The announcement was officially released through a circular, issued by the directorate of education (DoE) which stated that the Cyberage scheme would be extended for those recognized Private schools also, even if they do not receive any aid from state government.
The students studying in Class XI in 2013-14 from all four streams of vocational, arts, commerce and science are to receive Laptops by paying nominal refundable registration fee of Rs. 2000 as security deposit, in case of unaided school. The scheme will be applicable to all the students of Std. XI admitted in recognized higher secondary schools affiliated to any recognized Board of Education.
In case of aided Schools the fees is Rs. 1,000. The students are required to apply soon as Schools have to submit all applications before or on 30 March 2014.
The offered Laptop would be a standard one with operating system installed, equipped with 14 or 15 inch screen, optical drives and having mid-level processing capabilities, consisting of webcam, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and standard ports along with a warranty of one year, as mentions the circular.
In a separate circular issued earlier, it was announced that tablet PCs for all students of Class V and IX studying in state government and government aided high schools and recognized unaided schools will be supplied to the students who have been admitted during the present academic year 2013-14.