Tihar Inmate Education Program: Skill development will be done for the prisoners of Tihar, Delhi government will provide training, Deputy CM Sisodia announced

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia

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Delhi Govt Inmate Education Programmes: Teachers of Delhi government schools will study the educational background and potential skills of the prisoners.

Delhi Govt Inmate Programs: Delhi government is going to provide skill training and education to the prisoners lodged in Tihar Jail. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia (Manish Sisodia) has given this information. He said that this initiative will help the prisoners to join the society after completing their jail term. Actually, teachers of Delhi government schools will study the educational background and potential skills of the prisoners. The Deputy Chief Minister held a meeting with the Director General of the Education Department, Sandeep Goyal, Secretary Education Ashok Kumar and senior officials of the Education Department, apart from the teachers working with the prisoners.

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said, ‘Our government believes that right education is the only way to inculcate the right mindset among people and help them lead a better and meaningful life.’ He said, ‘Around 20 thousand prisoners are lodged in Tihar Jail.’ Sisodia said, ‘Under this project, our teachers will talk to the prisoners to understand their educational background and skill requirements. Accordingly, new programs will be prepared for them.

Teachers understand their unique skills by interacting with prisoners: Deputy CM

The Deputy CM said, ‘Apart from this, the study will also help the government to understand the gap in the education system. Because of this, crimes are still happening in the society. He instructed the teachers to interact with the prisoners with great dedication and sensitivity. Manish Sisodia said that the teachers should ensure that they understand the unique skills of the prisoners during the conversation and can highlight their areas of interest to work in the future.

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The Delhi government is already running an education program in Tihar Jail, where weekly classes are being conducted by government teachers appointed by the Directorate of Education. It also includes additional campuses in Rohini and Mandoli, where prisoners are taught. The Deputy CM said that these teachers will now support the government with this program.