The government had earlier set the target of distributing 15 lakh laptops to class 12 pass outs in the year 2012.
No provision has also been made for the Kanya Vidyadhan scheme, which was launched for unprivileged girl students.
The govt has so far distributed more than one lakh laptops across the state.
3.5 lakh students across the state have got these cheques ostensibly to buy tablets.
After distributing free laptops to students,Akhilesh Yadav government will now distribute free cycles to nearly 3 lakh labourers in the state
In April,Patnaik had unveiled the Youth Policy under which he announced distribution of laptops
Rs 1,600 crore loan was waived off for the farmers,who were also given free water for irrigation,Akhilesh
A college principal was on Wednesday arrested by the Chandauli police for allegedly demanding money Rs 2,500 each from students for providing laptops that are being distributed free by the state government.
BSP criticises UP government for the proposed increase in power tariff.
Divisional Commissioner of Kanpur was today removed while district inspector of schools was suspended.
BJP promised 50 pct reservation of seats to women in local bodies and eradication of child labour.
Orissa will give laptops to students with a special focus on women,tribal and Dalit categories.
For most students,who received the laptops from the state government on day one of the launch of the scheme,it will be for the first time that they will lay hands on the technology.
More than 60,000 registrations were reported to have been done on Tuesday,the first day of the launch of online registration for free laptops being offered by the state Congress to students studying in colleges and universities if it comes to power in the Assembly polls.
Uttar Pradesh government has issued guidelines for free distribution of laptops to Class XII students and tablets to those who have cleared Class X examination.
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