Educational Activities

1. Education

The inmates are provided free education in the jail. IGNOU study Centre offers higher education like Graduation, Post Graduation, Degree & Diploma Programs. National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) offers Matriculation & 10+2 Course. Adult Education Centre is being run in collaboration with Adult Education Department, UT Chandigarh to provide reading & writing skills to illitrates.

2. Library

To provide extra study material to the inmates enrolled in various educational programs, different books on different acadamic faculties are available in the library. Various Novels, Autobiography, Biography & Story Books in different local languages are available in the library. Religious Books like Ramayan, Gita, Guru Granth Sahib, Quran, Bible are also available in the library. Proper sitting arrangement is provided to the inmates in scheduled manner.

3. Celebration of 5th International Yoga Day, 2019

5th International Yoga Day, 2019 was celebrated in the Model Jail, Chandigarh on 21.06.2019. The Hon’ble District & Sessions Judge, Chandigarh Sh. Balbir Singh was the Chief Guest on this occasion. Dr.  Shushil Garg, Addl. Sessions Judge, Mrs. Poonam R. Joshi, Addl. Sessions Judge, Chandigarh, Ms. Gitanjali Goel, JMIC, Chandigarh and Ms. Navneet Kaur, JMIC, Chandigarh were also present on this occasion. About 350 inmates (male & female) took part in the yoga activities under the guidance of yoga teachers of Art of Living institution. The District & Sessions Judge, Chandigarh also addressed the inmates regarding benefits of Yoga aasans in daily routine.

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