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EPS urges TN government to provide free data cards to students.

- July 13, 2021

Chennai, July 13(BPNS)

AIADMK coordinator and former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Edappadi K Palaniswami has urged the state government to revive the scheme of providing free 2GB data to students of Government colleges, polytechnics, and government-aided colleges.

In a statement, the senior leader said that the previous AIADMK government led by him had launched the scheme in January 2021 and had covered 9.7 lakh students of the state of Tamil Nadu.

He said that the scheme was in operation till April 2021 and added that the poor students of the state were now not in a position to renew the cards by spending Rs 200 or Rs 400 a month.

The former Chief Minister called upon Chief Minister M.K. Stalin to get the cards of 2 GB(per day) capacity renewed and distributed among the students.

Edappadi K Palaniswami also said that the students of the state are in confusion over whether the educational institutions will be reopened soon or whether the online classes continue. He called upon the government to clear the apprehensions of the student community in this regard also.