Goa Revised Cyberage Student Scheme 2018-19 – Students Have to Return Laptops

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Goa Revised Cyberage Student Scheme 2018-19 – Goa Directorate of Education (DoE) has submitted a Revised Cyberage Student Scheme to the state government for approval. After the approval of this scheme, laptops which are provided to class 11th students will no longer be the property of the students. These laptops are now the property of schools where the students are studying. Now, all the students who have got free laptops under the Goa Free Laptop Scheme will have to return the laptops to the schools on completion of their schooling.

Goa Revised Cyberage Student Scheme 2018-19

However, the Goa Revised Cyberage Student Scheme 2018-19 is currently awaiting approval from the state government. Through this revised free laptop scheme, the state government will save funds spent on the recurring expense of supplying every new batch with computers as the laptops can be reused by the next batch of students.

The Hon’ble Chief Minister of Goa Mr. Manohar Parrikar has announced that cyberage scheme is being revised as the students were found misusing their laptops. According to the sources, some students were selling the laptops online which were received under the free laptop scheme.

Goa Revised Cyberage Student Scheme 2018-19

The Goa Government has launched the Cyberage scheme in Goa was introduced in the Financial Year 2002. CM by Manohar Parrikar inaugurated this scheme during his 1st term in office. This was the first free laptop distribution scheme across the country where laptops were being provided absolutely free to students of higher secondary schools and professional colleges.

After that, this scheme was upgraded to provide laptops to students. So far, all the students in class XI are eligible to get free laptops. But now, it is proposed that all the students of class XI of the academic year 2018-19 will receive laptops under the revised cyberage student scheme.

Goa Revised Cyberage Student Scheme 2018-19

Goa Revised Free Laptop Scheme 2018-19

The Goa Free laptop scheme 2018-19 will remain applicable to all the students of class 11th from every stream either arts or science or commerce. All the interested students who are willing to apply for the cyberage scheme to get free laptops can apply in the prescribed proforma which is to be released later.

Important Links

Apply Online For Goa Cyberage Student Scheme 2018 – Free Laptop Scheme

For more details, visit the official website – http://www.education.goa.gov.in/


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