Madhya Pradesh Home and Jail Minister Shri Bala Bachchan has given instructions to create a permanent fund of Rs 5 crore for running industry, skill development and vocational training programmes in jails. He also asked to provide vocational training to the inmates in coordination with the Technical Education Department. Shri Bachchan gave this information at the first high level meeting of “Madhya Pradesh Skill Development and Vocational Board” constituted for training programmes in jails.
Central Jail will become hub of special products
Jail Minister Shri Bachchan asked to develop Central Jails of Bhopal, Jabalpur, Indore, Ujjain, Gwalior and Sagar as hubs for special products. He stressed on setting up outlets for the sale of goods produced in these jails. The Plan for production and financial management in these jails has also been approved in the meeting
Principal Secretary Jail Shri S.N. Mishra, Secretary Jail Shri Rajiv Dubey, Director General Jail Shri Sanjay Choudhury besides officials of Industry, Laour and other departments were present in the meeting.