Chennai: Tamil Nadu government on Sunday sanctioned
purchase of a laptop or a personal computer with internet
connection for all MLAs from their Constituency Development
MLAs can purchase a laptop or a personal computer, along
with a printer and broadband internet connection once from the
"unspecified funds" of Rs 87.50 lakh of the total Constituency
Development Fund of Rs 2 crore for the year 2011-12, an
official release said.
An announcement in this regard was earlier made during
the Assembly session in August last year. The government has
also hiked the Constituency Development Fund from Rs 1.75
crore to Rs 2 crore per constituency from this year.