Varanasi: Jail inmates will now get
lessons in human rights here.
The Indira Gandhi National Open University has got the
green signal to open a centre at the Central Jail at Shivpur,
IGNOU`s Regional Director Manorama Singh said.
Among the 10 course offered are certificate courses in
human rights, rural development and teaching primary
mathematics, Bachelor`s Preparatory course and B.Com.
The classes will be held on jail premises, she said.
However, the inmates will have to get themselves
registered at IGNOU`s Lucknow centre.