SMU/IS/SMU/Circ/2008 - 9

23rd July, 2008

 

 

INTER OFFICE MEMO

 

From:

Information Systems Department, SMU

To:

Vice Chancellor SMU, Dean SMIMS, Director, SMIT, Principal College of Nursing, In-charge College of Physiotherapy, Medical Superintendent CRH, Admission Officers SMIMS / SMIT.

Copy to:

Student and Employee Notice Boards SMIMS / CRH / SMIT / SMU-DDE

Subject:

Laptop offer for Employees of SMU and Students (download application...)

 

 

 

The University has tied up with IBM / Lenovo to provide its Employees / Students with Laptops for their personal usage. The detailed hardware and software specifications and the options offered can be found in the Annexure I. All employees / students are encouraged to make use of this opportunity in order that they may contribute more effectively to the transformative work culture being ushered in.

 

Additional Aid to Employees

 

To aid the employees in their purchase, the University will also help the employee, by providing a short / long term loan at an interest rate, below the prevailing market rate. The details for the same are present in Annexure - I. The filled in application form (given as Annexure - II) along with the Cheque or DD for the Full amount (or the Down payment amount with a suitable number of post dated cheques for an amount advised  by the Payroll Department, and the Annexure III printed on Rs. 10/- Non-judicial stamp paper) is a confirmation to buy the product. Once ordered there shall be no change in the order status and the purchase will have to be made.

 

Employees / Students interested in purchasing the same may fill up the application form (Annexure - II) and submit it to the Finance Executive - Payroll and Terminal Benefits Department SMU, on or before 16th August 2008.

 

 

(Zareef Ahmad)

System Analyst

Sikkim Manipal University

 

(Sherap Shenga)

Registrar

Sikkim Manipal University

 

 

 


 

Annexure I

Description of Laptop Table (I.1)

Parts

Description  - General

Model

Lenovo ThinkPad R61 Series

Processor

Intel Core2Duo T5670 @ 1.8 Ghz

Motherboard

Intel 965 GM chipset, 800 Mhz FSB

Cache

2 MB cache

HDD

160 GB SATA @ 5400 rpm

Memory

2 x 1 GB DDR2 SDRAM @ 667 MHz

Media Drive

8x DVD-RW

Display

14.1 WXGA TFT screen, complying to min 220 NIT brightness

OS

Option of Windows Vista Starter / Windows Vista Biz 32bit

Battery/Charger

6 cell Li-Ion battery (up to 5.7 hrs), with Indian type charger

Connectivity

Wireless 802.11 agn (n disabled), Bluetooth, Gigabit Ethernet RJ-45

56 kbps modem

Other Ports

3 nos USB 2.0, 1 no VGA out, 1 no microphone jack, 1 no headphone jack, 4 in 1 media card reader.

Weight

2.46 kg

Carry Case/Backpack

Backpack and option of Carry Case available

Warranty

3 Years (1 year on the battery and Adapter).

Operating System

Windows Vista Starter

 

Upgrades and options

  1. Additional warranty extension for the 4th and 5th year at an additional cost of Rs. 9,080/- (inclusive of taxes) per laptop
  2. The default laptop order comes with Backpack, Executive carry case is only offered on request. Kindly ensure the option type is indicated clearly so that you get the bag of your choice.

 

Regarding Support:

The customers shall take the responsibility of sending the material to Kolkata IBM centre. The Dealer can arrange pickup and delivery to Sikkim. In such cases to & fro charges on actual basis will be provided by the customer.

 

Pricing (Table I.2)

Option type

Description

Price inclusive of taxes and delivery

Type L1

Laptop with Windows Vista Starter edition (Backpack)

Rs. 35,000/-

Type L2

Laptop with Windows Vista Starter edition (Executive carry case)

Rs. 35,000/-

Type L3

Laptop with Windows Vista Windows Vista Biz 32bit (Backpack)

Rs. 38,800/-

Type L4

Laptop with Windows Vista Windows Vista Biz 32bit (Executive carry case)

Rs. 38,800/-

 


 

Payment terms (Table I.3)

Option type

Description

Option P1

1.       One time full payment for the entire amount mentioned in Table no. I.1

Option P2

2.       Down payment at the time of confirming your order. Payment to be made vide cheque / DD.

3.       Presentation of post dated cheques of the amount, as advised by Finance (Based on your repayment period and schedule) each dated for a month as defined in your repayment schedule.

4.       Interest for the period concerned shall be deducted from your salary at the rate of as prescribed in Table I.4. Interest shall be calculated on a pro-rata  basis for the outstanding amount.

 

Interest rates applicable for Payment option P2 (Table I.4)

Repayment period

Interest rate

5 installments

10 % per annum

6 to 10 installments

11 % per annum

11 to 20 installments

13 % per annum

 

Note:

 

  1. SMU as an Educational entity can permit employees to buy notebooks, maximum of TWO per employee, at the same price.
  2.  Payment option P1 is applicable for all employees of SMU / SMIMS / CRH / SMIT / SMIT-DDE, and students under regular fulltime courses at SMIMS and SMIT campuses.
  3. Payment option P2 is applicable for all employees who have completed three years of regular service with SMU or any of its constituent units.
  4. For Options L1 and L2 employees, going in for payment option P2, shall have to confirm their order by making the down payment of Rs. 10,000/-.
  5. For Options L3 and L4 employees, going in for payment option P2, shall have to confirm their order by making the down payment of Rs. 13,800/-.
  6. Employees or students shall have to pay an additional Rs. 9,080/- (inclusive of taxes) per laptop if they would require the laptop with the extended warranty for the 4th and 5th years & this additional amount shall have to be paid with the down payment amount.
  7. Those employees who wish to make a higher down payment are welcome to do so and the same corresponding amount shall be reduced from the installments.
  8. All cheques and Drafts for this purpose should be made in Favor of Sikkim Manipal University, Payable at Gangtok as applicable. Only Local Cheques will be accepted.
  9. If the University is able to get a better pricing then the same benefit shall be transferred to the end users / buyers.
  10. Delivery is expected within 3 to 4 weeks of the University Placing the order.
  11. Orders will only be handled by the Finance section SMU in the SMU campus. For the SMIT campus you may contact the Finance Executive, SMIT for the same, SMIT shall forward the orders to the Finance Executive, Payroll and terminal Benefits division SMU.
  12. Queries on the above offer may be sent to the following email id zareef@smuhmts.edu.
  13. Annexure II i.e. application form can be obtained from the Assistant Manager HR, HR department.
 
 
 
  Loan Amt: 25000 Rs                          
  No of Instalment: 5   Intrest Rate 10%     No of Instalment: 20   Intrest Rate 13%
Sl# Principal Interest Total Principal Interest Total Bal o/s   Sl# Principal Interest Total Principal Interest Total Bal o/s
                  1 25000 271 25271 1126 271 1397 23874
1 25000 208 25208 4918 208 5126 20082   2 23874 259 24133 1138 259 1397 22736
2 20082 167 20249 4959 167 5126 15123   3 22736 246 22982 1151 246 1397 21585
3 15123 126 15249 5000 126 5126 10123   4 21585 234 21819 1163 234 1397 20422
4 10123 84 10207 5042 84 5126 5081   5 20422 221 20643 1176 221 1397 19246
5 5081 45 5126 5081 45 5126 0   6 19246 208 19454 1189 208 1397 18057
Total 25000 630 25630     7 18057 196 18253 1201 196 1397 16856
                  8 16856 183 17039 1214 183 1397 15642
  No of Instalment: 10   Intrest Rate 11%   9 15642 169 15811 1228 169 1397 14414
Sl# Principal Interest Total Principal Interest Total Bal o/s   10 14414 156 14570 1241 156 1397 13173
1 25000 229 25229 2399 229 2628 22601   11 13173 143 13316 1254 143 1397 11919
2 22601 207 22808 2421 207 2628 20180   12 11919 129 12048 1268 129 1397 10651
3 20180 185 20365 2443 185 2628 17737   13 10651 115 10766 1282 115 1397 9369
4 17737 163 17900 2465 163 2628 15272   14 9369 101 9470 1296 101 1397 8073
5 15272 140 15412 2488 140 2628 12784   15 8073 87 8160 1310 87 1397 6763
6 12784 117 12901 2511 117 2628 10273   16 6763 73 6836 1324 73 1397 5439
7 10273 94 10367 2534 94 2628 7739   17 5439 59 5498 1338 59 1397 4101
8 7739 71 7810 2557 71 2628 5182   18 4101 44 4145 1353 44 1397 2748
9 5182 48 5230 2580 48 2628 2602   19 2748 30 2778 1367 30 1397 1381
10 2602 26 2628 2602 26 2628 0   20 1381 16 1397 1381 16 1397 0
Total 25000 1280 26280     Total 25000 2940 27940