Now, Kerala’s e-Learning initiative, Akshaya has been introduced in prisons of Kerala, (India).
The Chief Minister of Kerala, V.S. Achuthanandan has inaugurated the e-Literacy campaign for prisoners at the Kannur Central Prison. The prison has about 1350 inmates. Currently, the project is in operation at the eight districts of the state. The Akshaya centres will provide IT training to one member in every household at a cost of INR120. A 15-hour lessons in computer basics would be given to each person.