The laptop distribution for initiation of handing over of laptops was held at Aiwan-e-Iqbal Lahore on 27th April, 2017. The Chief Minister of Punjab Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif was personally present at the event.
The Chief Minister said that 3 lakh and 10 thousand laptops have already been distributed among the students of higher education institutions and colleges of Punjab. This year, they are going to distribute further 1 lakh and 15 thousand laptops among the meritorious students of Punjab.
A huge sumof money was allocated for this program “Choo Lo Aasman” to empower youth. The Chief Minister congratulated all those who were able to meet the criteria set by the higher education department of Punjab for receiving the laptops. CM Punjab praised the achievement of students who were able to get these laptops and secure good grades without cheating.
This year I-& laptops (Dell Manufactured) are being provided and few thousand laptops will be given to students other provinces too. Talking about digital inclusion and monitoring through the use of technology, he said that the government is monitoring the attendance of teachers and students are ensured in Punjab by providing them with 50 thousand Tablets.