The program of Laptop distribution was initiated by former Chief Minister of Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif. The laptop distribution scheme is still carried out.
Higher Education Commission (HEC) announced the deadline to receive the laptops to all those students who were nominated but didn’t receive their laptops because of various reasons.
Almost 400,000 students were given laptops and 8000 students are still pending. HEC has advised those students to receive their laptops before December 15, 2019. The HEC added that if the pending students do not receive their laptops on time, it will be given to the deserving students.