Soon after the launch of the Aakash Tablet 2 in India, the HRD minister Pallam Raju assured that a new and improved version of the tablet is on the way. Raju revealed the news at the sidelines of a function at the Kozhikode District Congress Committee, in front of the media.
Raju, at the event said, “It is a fantastic initiative by the ministry to develop Aakash Tablet, a mobile device that can be utilizsed by students anywhere.It was successfully tried out. The second and third versions have come out and the fourth version is on the anvil”. The HRD minister added that the performance of the tablets has improved with every successive version and more work is being done to improve them.
The minister went on to say that they were not able to calculate the number of tablets which failed to perform and that they will look into the matter. Raju, while talking about the education sector, said that the centre is formulating many projects for its improvement and it will also begin a new higher educational institution by including it in its 12th plan. It will also increase the facilities for the existing institutions.
The ministry is also planning on starting more schools, research centers and higher education centers.