Adult Literacy Program resumed in Gautam Buddh Nagar Jail June, 2022

SHIKSHA Plus Jail Program by SHIKSHA Initiative was started in Gautam Buddh Nagar Jail on 1st May 2018 with aim to fill the gap and ensure the illiterate inmate learners have access to quality education by initiating the literacy program in full vigour. For this, six selected potential instructors (literate Prisoners) were trained by the SHIKSHA Initiative team for teaching with ICT based technology content. The program came to a halt due to pandemic and it was recently resumed post renewing the Letter of Intent (Lol). The letter of intent was exchanged with Jail Superintendent, Mr. Arun Pratap Singh and Mr. Vijay Anand Verma , Head Adult Literacy , SHIKSHA Initiative. Along with the brief discussion on the program approach & design. Till date, ten batches have been completed with 227 learners.

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