Jail Inmates Seek Better Life Through Open Schooling: A Case Study of NIOS India
As it has been continuously experiential, one of the major reasons for crimes all over the world is lack of awareness, education and unemployment. Through education, the prisoners can learn and become skilled how to behave with the people living in society. Education helps the inmates to make themselves capable enough to work in the outside world on release and hence, they can lead a crime free life. Moreover, the education to the prisoners makes them more conscious of their rights and the responsibilities. Hence, ensuring the appropriate and adequate education to the prisoners is an enormous step towards. For the reformation of prisoners, National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) has taken initiative to educate and provide skill training programme the Jail Inmates in Jails (Sudhar Grah) free of cost across the country. Therefore, the present article aims to understand, how jail inmates can make best utilization of their time and to develop optimistic and constructive thoughts through National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS). The data and other information have been taken from 41 study centres of Jails under jurisdiction of NIOS Regional Centre, Chandigarh (Punjab, Haryana and UT Chandigarh). // Paper ID 144
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