Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday made an announcement in school and higher education departments, under Rule 110 in the assembly.
In a bid to help students cope with the technological advances and challenges and get them equipped with computer skills, the government will set up hi-tech computer laboratories in government high and higher secondary schools.
'As many as 3,090 higher secondary schools will get 10 computers each and another 2,939 high schools to get 20 computers each and other allied infrastructure. This initiative will cost the government Rs 437 crore,' Palaniswami said, while unveiling the scheme.
The chief minister said smart classrooms will also be set up in each of the 3,000 in primary and middle schools to give a smart touch to rural areas at a cost of Rs 60 crore.