“Parivartan-Prison to Pride” to be launch in Meghalaya


Meghalaya to launched “Parivartan-Prison to Pride” an initiative of Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL on January 26.

Informing about this, Inspector General of Prisons, M Kharkrang on Friday said “We are tying up with the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd , there is a programme called Parivartan-Prison to Pride and we will be launching them probably on January 26th.”

With an aim to train prison inmates in specific sports, he said, “Where various sports activities … coaching will be given to all the inmates as per the discipline they would like to be imparted.”

“ Lot of them have come forward,” the IGP Prison added.

 “Parivartan-Prison to Pride” will facilitate training in badminton, volleyball, chess, tennis, and carom across jails in the country to help improve the physical and mental well-being of the inmates.  It may be mentioned that Meghalaya is putting special stress on Sporting activities among the people.