Prisons in Ahmedabad
Oldest Prison in Ahmedabad
Gujarat is said to have around 26 prisons which includes approximately around 12,000 prisoners including the under trials, detainees and convicts under the state of law. The Central Jail in Ahmedabad is the oldest and well maintained prisons of the city. The Central jail also known as the Sabarmati Central Jail is guarded heavily with stony walls resisting the prisoners to disconnect all the inks to the outside world.
The Central Jail in Ahmedabad
Sabarmati Central Jail in Ahmedabad
The recent activity that has actually enhanced other prisons to work for the betterment of the prisoners is the vocational courses that are being taken up by the jail authority. These training provided on the vocational courses allows the prisoners to start their own business once they get released after the completion of their decided term.
Welfare Programmes for Inmates of Prisons in Ahmedabad
Out of the 26 prisons of Gujarat, 23 have added a new definition allowing its prisoners to study and complete a postgraduate course in value education and spirituality. The prisoners with all their vigor work hard to leave a mark in this path. Around 79 prisoners have received the post-graduation certificate passing with flying colors. The Central jail of Ahmedabad organized the convocation for all those 79 prisoners who enrolled their names in setting a new goal in their life.
Vocational Courses for PrisonersOther than vocational courses, the prisoners are also allowed to study various other courses in the distance education mode under various renowned universities operating in this country. Different NGO, government and corporate bodies has allowed the prisoners to sharpen get enlightened with the computer knowledge that are extensively being followed now in the prison. A renowned distance education university recently is said to have enrolled around 287 jail inmates in different professional courses across the city of Ahmedabad. Some 120 prisoners in the Central jail of Ahmedabad has been imparted a course on hair styling.
Music Classes for Prisoners
Appeal for Books Donation for PrisonersThe Gujarat government’s appeal in donating books for the prisoners residing in jails has been taken up with vigour as the huge amount of donations has finally created libraries for the prisoners to impart knowledge through the choice of their books. Regular supply of books and magazine has never let them feel aloof from the outside world.
Campaigns taken up by different NGO’s of Gujarat has made the prisoners of Ahmedabad to get fully aware with the prisoner constitutional and legal rights. Permanent legal aid cell has been organized in the Ahmedabad central jail allowing the prisoners to get notified on prisoners’ rights.
Ahmedabad Central Prison
Ahmedabad as have seen an extensive rate of growth in all its sectors has also worked positively in moulding a better life for the prisoners. The literary campaign organized by the government has allowed 15,530 prisoners to let iterated out of the 16,327 existing prisoners. Believing in not to stop till you achieve your goal, this city of Gujarat has been awarded as the best and the safest city to stay in India.