[Media] SC asks states to increase existing capacity in open prisons

[Media] SC asks states to increase existing capacity in open prisons

The Business Standard published an article on the recent Supreme Court Order on open prisons. Coverage of the story by the Business Standard is a notable instance of rising awareness about open prisons in the country. The story features the following paragraph:

Open prisons allow convicts to work outside the jail premises and earn a livelihood and return in the evening. The concept was brought in to assimilate the convicts with the society and reduce their psychological pressure as they faced lack of confidence in leading normal lives outside.

Read the full article here.