Is the OLPC laptop project dead? Depends whom you ask

The government says the laptop project is not dead but has simply evolved, as per the original plan, from One Laptop per Child (OLPC) to one Computer Lab per school.

Critics believe the project was ill conceived, poorly implemented and was bound to grind to a halt sooner, rather than later. The project was definitely conceived in the heat of political campaigns. However, if well executed, it remains one of the best bets of transforming the educational, economic and social fabric of this country.

The laptop project should be cushioned from corruption if it is indeed true that the it is still on course.

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