The tender for the laptop project for primary schools is open.Education Cabinet Secretary
Kaimenyi declined to state how many companies will be allowed to bid.1.4 million children in public primary schools will benefit from the laptop project in January next year.Kaimenyi previously assured information technology companies that the project tendering process will be transparent.
The advertised tender in early August entailed the supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of computing devices and solutions for ICT integration in primary schools.The advertisement by the
Potential bidders at a pre-tender meeting warned the government that if one firm is awarded, there will be a delay of service delivery.The project will be rolled out in three phases at Sh52 billion, with Sh15 billion for the first phase.
A group of 11 experts from various fields are set to assemble the laptops at the
JKUAT has a population of 31,000 students, with 1,500 graduating annually in computer science, computer technology and Information Technology.She said: "The university has a previous experience after assembling the Madaraka PC Computers commonly referred to as E-Mado computers in 2005."
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