AIOU to provide vocational training to prisoners

ISLAMABAD: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has chosen to work out an arrangement to give professional preparing to detainees everywhere throughout the nation.

At first, fitting focuses will be set up in the correctional facilities for the enlisted detainees, with the goal that they get the aptitude based training liberated from cost, a public statement said on Monday.The choice about this was taken by AIOU Vice Chancellor Dr Shahid Siddiqui on a solicitation got from the detainees of Haripur Jail, K-P, in which presently, there are 161 AIOU understudies are conceded.

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It was additionally concurred that the college will give sewing machines and other sewing hardware. AIOU will likewise depute educators for this reason, said Dr Zahid Majeed who has been named as a central individual to attempt the important courses of action.

A procedure is additionally being embraced to set up a scholarly course for giving fitting training. The prepared detainees will be granted testament of tailor ace. The bad habit chancellor wishes that the correctional facilities should fill in as rectification focuses, so detainees ought to have the option to carry on with a good life in the wake of finishing their confinement period. At present, there are more than 1,000 selected detainees in various prisons of the nation.

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The college has improved its current offices in correctional facilities all through the nation giving free instruction to detainees, as a piece of its undertaking of dealing with minimized areas of the general public. The free training is accessible to detainees from Matric to BA-level. The way toward taking affirmations has been streamlined. Outline and others unified material were sent to prison specialists liberated from cost, empowering the detainees to join the college for doing their future instruction.

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In its endeavors for expanding enlistment rate among detainees in wake of the University’s inspiration battle, Dr Shahid Siddiqui has visited correctional facilities in Karachi, Lahore, Quetta and Rawalpindi as of late and had conversation with prisons’ experts on the procedural issues. He likewise composed letters to auditors general, detainment facilities of the four regions looking for their help in actualizing the proposed instructive arrangement.

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