Vnunet.com reports that the government of India has decided to opt out of plans to purchase laptop computers being developed by the $100 laptop project. Claiming the program is “pedagogically suspect,” India’s Ministry of Human Resource Development claims that “there are no proven benefits of providing all children with their own notebook computers.” Education Secretary Sudeep Banerjee added that: “it might actually be detrimental to the growth of the creative and analytical abilities of the child.” Officials also cited the unpredictability of the timeline of the program as a deterrent to buy into the project…