A Right to Information (RTI) query has revealed that the low cost tablet project Aakash, which was announced by the Indian government back in 2011, was closed in March this year.
"The Aakash project at IIT Bombay was closed on March 31, 2015, after successfully completing all targets," said the RTI reply. "Specifications for future upgraded version have been submitted to the government. IIT Bombay is not in the knowledge of future plans."
In addition to procuring 1,000,000 units of the affordable tablet, all other targets including the device's sample testing in labs and establishment of over 300 Aakash centers, were also successfully achieved.
In total, INR 477.2 million ($7.57 million) was approved for the project, and has been spent on it.
because of akash tabs only top branded companies also reduced prices. well done.
Thanks a lot ... please don't come back ... it is too bad even as a paperweight ...
Yes, you are 100% right. because of akash tablet all companis have create a tablet with economical and budget oriented price. Akash Project done wonderful Job.