Discharged prisoners (DPs) are amongst the most vulnerable to domestic, social, institutional exclusion and isolation. Hence their rehabilitation includes a package of preparing them through counseling ; Imparting skills required; to motivate them to take up self-employment opportunities. 370 to be DPs from the Trichy Central Prison will be trained in Hospitality industry, tailoring, vermicompost, soap, cleaning powder, sambrani, candle making, kundan work, screen printing and poly bag nursery.
Counseling the to-be discharged prisoners individually and in a group to prepare them for the future. Motivation to the to-be discharged prisoners. Training the to-be discharged prisoners in an income generation skill.
Training the to-be discharged prisoners will help in creating confidence and courage to face the community besides providing an opportunity to find a livelihood option. Engaging them in income earning activities reduces the return rate in prison.