Graduate prisoners will educate illiterate prisoners in Himachal: Somesh Goyal
Educate the prisoners languishing in prisons in the prisons educated in prisons. This provision is being made in prisons across the state. Apart from this, these prisoners will be provided books through the National Book Trust (NBT).
For this, the jail administration is cooperating with NBT. According to a survey conducted by the jail administration, 6 percent of the prisoners languishing in prisons in the state are uneducated. 9 percent of the prisoners have been educated under graduation or above. Apart from this, 85 per cent of the prisoners are those who are 10th and 12th respectively.
Prisoners in Kanda Jail are working to sew the uniform of hotel personnel. For this, the jail administration has also arranged for selling those uniforms by talking to the hotel association. The result of the work of the prisoners is that in the state about 150 prisoners go out to work. Not only this, women prisoners are being provided similar jobs.