PESHAWAR, 29 September: In a bid to reform its prisoners, Mardan Central Jail administration in collaboration with a non-government organisation has launched a project to impart education to to its male and female prisoners.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Educuation Department  would support the project. The project was launched at a ceremony held here at the jail where Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Muhammad Atif Khan was chief guest. Besides, Additional Inpector General Prison Fiaz Ali Shah and other officials of Education Department were present.

On this education Elementary Education Foundation officials said that during six months course the prisoners would learn reading, writing apart from correctional courses.

EEF official said that two teachers including a female have been trained to teach 46 male and as many female prisoners would be taught. The prisoners would be taught mathematics, English, Urdu courses. The minister said that the courses would be launched at others jails.