More than 500 inmates in 5 jails in western Uttar Pradesh have contributed Rs 2.3 lakh in the direction of the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for the care of the corona sufferers.
Lucknow: More than 500 inmates in 5 jails in western Uttar Pradesh have contributed Rs 2.3 lakh in the direction of the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for the care of the corona sufferers. The inmates had earned the cash from the wages they obtain for work within the jail business, like carpentry, tailoring, weaving, and so forth.
The inmates are from the jails in Meerut, Muzaffarnagar, Bulandshahr, Ghaziabad and Baghpat.
Director General (jail administration and reform companies) Anand Kumar stated, “This shows their resolve to help the government in fighting the pandemic. The wages that the prisoners earn is used by them in buying things from the jail canteen, but they have decided to contribute the same money to the government fund.” The inmates in Ghaziabad have raised the utmost of Rs 84,600, adopted by Meerut inmates with Rs 81,700 and Muzaffarnagar prisoners with Rs 28,000.
Prisoners in nearly all of the Uttar Pradesh jails have already been making high-quality, inexpensive protecting masks for the retail market. More than 5 lakh masks have been stitched by inmates in a month.
Some jails have additionally began making private protecting tools (PPE) kits, for use by well being employees.
Fifty units of PPEs, together with full face defend masks and full physique aprons have been stitched by inmates on the Balarampur jail as per the specs given to them