Prison Fellowship India, Delhi
We are involved in the correction, welfare and rehabilitation of prisoners, ex-prisoners and in the upliftment of their families and children affected by crime. The work in the Delhi jails has been going around for about 25 years.
WHERE DO WE WORK?
The Tihar Jail prison is one of the largest prison complexes in the world.
The total population in all these Delhi prisons is over 15000 prisoners against the sanctioned capacity of 6000 prisoners.
Future jail complexes are planned at Narela and Baprola to decongest the exisiting jails.
WHO DO WE WORK WITH?
Women’s Ward with crèche- For women & their children below 6 years.
Separate prison for adolescent male prisoners aged 18-21 years.
High Security Ward- Those involved in multiple heinous crimes or terrorism activities are lodged here.
HOW DO WE WORK?
Health of the inmates is also taken into account and special medical & dental programs are conducted, especially HIV-AIDS awareness.
Financial aid is given to the families & children of the prisoners to help ease their burdens.