27 March 2013

Improved Version Of Aakash Tablet Is In Making

Improved version of the Aakash tablet is on the anvil after the successful launch of three versions, a “fantastic initiative” of the HRD ministry, HRD Minister MM Pallam Raju said here today.

“It is a fantastic initiative by the ministry to develop Aakash Tablet, a mobile device that can be utilized by students anywhere. It was successfully tried out. The second and third versions have come out and the fourth version is on the anvil,” he said.

Speaking to media persons on the sidelines of a function at the Kozhikode District Congress Committee here, he said the performance of the tablets had improved with every successful version and the ministry is continuing efforts in this regard.

“Where it has been a failure was we could not produce the numbers that we wanted for whatever reason. Definitely we will look in to it’,” he said.