Educational Assistance to Children of Prisoners

There are many persons imprisoned, some for known reasons and others for unknown reasons. Once they are lodged in jail their families that are suffering the most. They get ostracized from the society. Due to the lack of money their children might be denied education at a very early age itself. This might have huge repercussions later it may lead to the birth of new criminals in society. Therefore, the government has initiated such a project that aims at bringing these people to the main stream of the society.


       Children of Prisoners


  • 1st Std. to 5th Std-                Rs 500 per month

  • 6th Std. to 10th Std.-             Rs 750 per month

  • +1 (Plus one) & +2 (Plus two)-Rs 1000 per month

  • Degree/Professional Course- Rs 1500 per month (Degree/ Professional course must be in Govt./ Aided Sector)

Eligibility Criteria

BPL (Financial aid can be provided to the children even though the relatives who are liable to protect them and falls under APL category, provided both the parents are in jail, For that an enquiry report of District Probation Officer is essential).

How to Avail

Applications are collected and submitted by jail Superintendents with recommendation. Financial aid is disbursed through jail Superintendents which is approved by Director of Social Justice. The amount is directly transfered to the bank account of the beneficiaries.

Target Group

Social Defence


Application Forms Educational Assistance to Children of Prisoners
GOs Educational Assistance to Children of Prisoners

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