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July 17th, 2012
Technology based education scheme

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today ordered expanding a technology based education scheme to nearly 2000 more schools. 
 
Also, she sanctioned an initial sum of over Rs 26 crore towards the initiative.
 
According to an official release, the expanded scheme would cover 1999 schools across Tamil Nadu and it would be implemented over five years at an estimated cost of Rs 127.94 crore.
 
Jayalalithaa allocated Rs 26.65 crore as first instalment for the scheme, it said, adding, 2341 schools had already been covered under the Information and Communication Technology-aided medium of instruction.