Rediff: A PC for Rs 10,000 Now!
Feb 09, 2005, 00:15 (2 Talkback[s])
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"Pune-based International Institute of Information Technology
(I2IT) has developed a low-cost personal computer--NiceTop--costing
around Rs 10,000 [US$229/€180] for use in rural India and
expects to launch it in the next two-three months.
"'We are ready with the prototype of the machine. However, we
need around Rs 30-40 lakh
[US$68,815-91,754/€53,940-71,914]more of investments before we
can commercially launch the product,' I2IT dean (Academics and
International Relations) Sunil Patil said on Tuesday..."