6

Oct

Computer Center was inaugurated in Haldwani jail, Nainital, Uttarakhand.

10

June

A Computer Center was inaugurated in SADA sub jail in Goa, by Vedanta Foundation to impart computer training to the prison inmates

14

Oct

Tihar Jail a Campus Placement drive was conducted in jail no. 2 in which 90 eligible convicts participated. Only those were selected to participate who had maintained good conduct in the prison and were likely to be released within coming six months. 52 convicts were offered employment. The jobs offered were Sales Executive, Computer operator, Manager, Tailor, Driver, Cleaner and Peon. The salaries offered ranged from Rs. 7500/- to Rs. 20,000/- per month.

14

Oct

Under the “Health Awareness Program” Vedanta foundation organized a week long “Eye Camp” across jails in Orissa covering Choudhar, Bhawanipatna, and Berhampur.A dedicated team of doctors visited the camp and examined all the patients and were provided with free medicines and spectacles if prescribed.

14

Oct

345 jail inmates benefitted from this week long Eye Camp program. It was a successful event. We received an overwhelming response from the jail authority and we intend to take this noble initiative to other jails in Orissa.

Prison Program

“Hate The Crime And Not The Criminal” as said by Mahatma Gandhi holds true for Vedanta’s core beliefs.

Sunil Singh

I am Sunil Singh, at jail no 1. In our jail, when I heard announcement of Computer Course, I enrolled my name.

Shah Jaynal Abedin Bipkhari

Shah Jaynal Abedin Bipkhari is a Bangladeshi convict who was imprisoned at Tihar Jail.