The state government has presented a video conferencing office for convicts to give them a chance to get up to speed with their families more to enable them to adapt to jail life.
The office is a piece of the changes being propelled in prisons after convict Manjula Shetye supposedly passed on subsequent to being ambushed by jail monitors. Her passing in Byculla imprison had brought up issues on treatment of prisoners and that influenced the state to choose changes. "This office isn't for under trials," said Rajvardhan Sinha, monitor general of police (Maharashtra detainment facilities).
The Maharashtra government has chosen to make this office accessible to detainees who have been moved to far away penitentiaries inferable from congestion in prisons. Detainees' relatives, who prior needed to travel long separations and remain in lines to converse with their family, will simply need to go to the closest locale prison and enlist themselves to visit with the prisoner.
Sinha said Mumbai jails just have a modest bunch of convicts. The convicts, who hail from Mumbai, are for the most part moved to Yerwada, Taloja or Aurangabad correctional facilites inferable from congestion in city prisons. The relatives of these convicts discover going by them troublesome attributable to the separation. While Arthur Road has an official limit of 804 prisoners, it as of now houses more than 3,000 of the, of whom only 6 are convicts. Additionally, Byculla imprison likewise has only three convicts. "The prisons in far away districts will have less number of seeing relatives after this office is acquainted which will be less demanding with screen from Mumbai," said an authority.