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Central jail to soon have crèche for inmates' kids

The authorities of Patiala Central Jail have decided to open a crèche for the children of inmates lodged in the prison, deputy commissioner GK Singh, who inspected the jail premises here on Monday, said.

punjab Updated: Jul 18, 2012 19:32 IST
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The authorities of Patiala Central Jail have decided to open a crèche for the children of inmates lodged in the prison, deputy commissioner (DC) GK Singh, who inspected the jail premises here on Monday, said.


The DC said that the crèche would cater to the education needs of the inmates' kids up to 6 years of age. He said that the work on this project would start from next week.

District and sessions judge RS Attri said that they plan to provide legal help to the inmates inside the jail premises. "A judicial officer will visit once a week to provide legal help to inmates," he said.

The DC also started a tree plantation drive on the jail premises. Jail suprintendent Lakwinder Singh Jakhar disclosed that 4,000 saplings would be planted in the jail this year. District and sessions judge RS Attri also accompanied the DC.