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Gandhian philosophy course for prisoners in Rajahmundary

In a first-of-its-kind move to bring prisoners in mainstream of social life, a Gandhian studies centre here has introduced a course to inculcate Gandhian philosophy in inmates of Central Jail.

india Updated: Feb 13, 2010 19:53 IST

In a first-of-its-kind move to bring prisoners in mainstream of social life, a Gandhian studies centre here has introduced a course to inculcate Gandhian philosophy in inmates of Central Jail.

A second batch of 76 prisoners took examination today after successfully completing the three month certificate course in 'Gandhian Philosophy' introduced by Gandhian studies centre of YN college Narsapur, at Rajahmundary Central Jail, director of the centre Dr D Venkateswara Rao said.

He said that Nashik jail in Maharashtra has also introduced this course from this year.

The deputy superintendent of the jail Dr N Vara Prasad said the course has brought remarkable changes in the prisoners. He said they actively took part in the classes of Gandhian Philosophy.

Prasad said his department was contemplating on introducing skill based, employment oriented training courses for the inmates.