More than a lakh school students in Kerala are awaiting the cheap laptops the state government promised them a year ago. This followed the launch of virtual classes in light of the COVID-19 lockdowns.
To boost Malayalam Computing, a vast collection of Malayalam Unicode Fonts and a dedicated English-Malayalam dictionary is also included in the lite version.
A total of 200 laptops were distributed on Friday, the inaugural day.
The KSFE would provide a loan of Rs 15,000 for each laptop and the remaining Rs 3000 has to be given as one-time payment.
The HP Elite 1000 devices include a full suite of solutions, including the HP Endpoint Security Controller.