College students across India will get an enhanced version of Aakash tablet without the government having to pay a penny extra.
The Aakash 2 tablet will three times faster than Aakash 1 and will have 50% more battery life. The latest version have to pass a new quality protocol prepared on basis of inputs received from around 600 students of IITs and engineering colleges.
“All issues have been resolved. We will receive 70,000 improved Aakash tablets from Datawind (the company supplying the tablets) by January-end,” said HRD minister Kapil Sibal, after reports of the ministry planning to put its pact with Datawind on hold.