The Chief Minister(CM) of Tamil Nadushri Edappadi K Palaniswamy launched the 24 hour TV(television) channel for the school students by the state education department at a function in Chennai. The programmes in the channel would cover syllabi from pre-KG (KinderGarten) to 12th standard. Hi-fi laboratories are being established in all Government High Schools and Higher Secondary Schools costing about Rs. 520 crores. First electric bus in the state: CM also launched the state's first electric bus equipped with air-conditioning, automatic doors and GPS (Global Positioning System). Manufacture by Ashok Leyland, the bus is operated by the Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC).