India sets up fuel stations in 11 jails

According to a news article by Economic Times, the state of Haryana government has approved the establishment of Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) petrol pumps at 11 jail premises.

The jails are located in Nuh, Faridabad, Bhiwani, Sirsa, Hisar-1, Jind, Narnaul, Karnal, Yamunanagar, Sonipat and Ambala1. The jail department has trained 200 inmates to manage the filling stations.

The aim of setting up these retail outlets is to provide support in the rehabilitation of prisoners. The first such filling station was set up last year on the premises of the district jail in Kurukshetra in cooperation with IOC2..