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Uttar Pradesh, the country's most populous state, houses the maximum number of prisoners at 1,01,297.(Photo: Shutterstock)

India has over 5,600 techies in prisons, 27.37 % inmates 'illiterate': Govt data

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2021 04:52 PM IST
The prison statistics presented by Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy recently in Parliament were based on a compilation of data by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) updated till December 31, 2019.
For 967 prisoners, Burail jail has only four medical personnel.(HT PHOTO)
For 967 prisoners, Burail jail has only four medical personnel.(HT PHOTO)

Burail jail’s health care worst among all UTs in country: NCRB report

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Shub Karman Dhaliwal
PUBLISHED ON OCT 24, 2019 12:52 AM IST
Other UTs such as Delhi fare comparatively better with 248 medical officials for nearly 15,161 prisoners, which means that each officials looks after around 61 inmates
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