"The government is committed to promote higher education and research. I will ask the higher education department to work on this proposal. And also giving away laptops to university students is in line with the Government's efforts to provide 44,000 laptops to toppers in classes VIII, X and XII students", he said.
He further said; the State's 3% budget was meant for promoting IT in the state will be utilized for this scheme. He has extended the government's full support to state universities to carry out recruitment process. "Recruitment must be made a time-bound process". He asked the Vice chancellor of Rajasthan University to make recruitment a regular process.
Moreover, he also assured university teachers of considering a relaxation in retirement age from 58 to 62 years. "At present we have 22 government, 33 private and 9 deemed universities apart from 1,471 colleges. Besides the newly established central government institutes including IIT Jodhpur, IIM Udaipur and the proposed IIT Kota have surely put the state on the path of becoming an education hub", he expressed.
This is an exciting news for students of class 8, 10 and 12. Students seem to be eagerly waiting for their special learning laptops.