Women prisoners can now make video calls from Maharashtra jails

Oct 08, 2018, 08:41 IST | Agencies

This could be the first-of-its-kind initiative for prisoners in the country, claimed the official

Women prisoners can now make video calls from Maharashtra jails

Women prisoners and inmates of open jails across Maharashtra can now make video calls to their families and relatives, said a senior official of the prison department of the state government.

This could be the first-of-its-kind initiative for prisoners in the country, claimed the official. A prisoner can talk to his/her family members for five minutes and is charged Rs 5 for availing the service, he said.

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