Chief Minister Punjab shahbaz sharif announced the free laptop scheme for Matric, FA and BA students.This announcement was held after a grand meeting in Lahore. These laptops will be awarded on the bases of merit.CM Punjab also briefly introduced the facilities of free laptop scheme 2014 in Punjab.
In Phase 1 & 2:
It was also stated by the CM Shahbaz Sharif that in first two phases of laptop distribution total 2 LAC (200,000) laptops, worth 8.5 billion rupees, will be distributed among the student.
3rd Phase :
In third phase of laptop distribution total 1 LAC (100,000) laptops will be distributed through free laptopscheme among the students.
Matric Students Laptop:
While in third phase, the intelligent students of Matric class will also be awarded by the free laptops.s, lovely hot designs,
How to Apply :
Application Forms to Download for Matriculation ( Matric ) Students will be announced later as the 3rd Phase will start in Punjab
Eligibility Criteria Details::
Students, both male and female, registered in an HEC approved educational institution are eligible for the scheme. All masters/doctoral students and 50% under-graduate students will get the laptop.
Geographical Spread ::
The scheme has nationwide outreach; students registered in an HEC approved institute from across Pakistan can benefit from the scheme.
Estimated Cost per laptop :
As an approximate, each laptop will be worth Rs.40,000.
Total Number of laptop::
A total of 100,000 students from across Pakistan will be awarded a laptop.
Budget Allocation FY 2013-14 :
The scheme has an allocated budget of Rs.4.0 billion for the financial year 2013-2014.
Executing Agency ::
The Higher Education Commission (HEC)/Ministry of Education and Trainings will be the central executing agency for the scheme.