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Kerala Govt revises norms for procurement of IT equipments in schools

Kerala Govt revises norms for procurement of IT equipments in schools

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 28 (UNI) Kerala Government released the revised guidelines for procurement and deployment of IT equipments for schools and offices under General Education Department, using government funds including of MPs, MLAs and LSGs, an official statement said on Sunday.

The revised order details on the maximum price, minimum specification and the service conditions to be strictly adhered in deploying IT equipments to schools, Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education (KITE) Vice Chairman and Executive Director, K Anvar Sadath said.

Mr Sadath further said that equipments such as laptop, projector, screen, USB speaker, projector mounting kit and LED television were included in the guidelines.

The laptops were to be deployed in schools considering their portability, power backup and minimal power consumption features.

The distributors have to demonstrate the working of the equipments before the Head Master and IT Coordinator at the time of their delivery at schools.

According to the statement, details such as the installation date, warranty period, contact details of firm or personnel for service etc have to be displayed in all the equipments.

Further more, the schools were required to display the list of equipments received under each scheme, year and source of funds.

The firms who deploy the equipments to schools should ensure the availability of Call Centre number and Webportal address for registering the complaints, the statement further said.

The complaints thus reported have to be attended within two days and needs to be closed within a maximum of five working days. Otherwise there would be a penalty imposed to the supplier at the rate of Rs 100 per day.

The Government has released the new guidelines by approving the recommendation of the Technical Committee of General Education Department, by considering the price advantages received through bulk procurement from the national tender published by KITE (Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education) for the Hi-Tech Lab for Primary schools project, the statement added.


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