Hyderabad, Dec 30 (ANI): Addressing the media Telangana Director General of Prisons VK Singh said, the Prisons Department have started Vidyadanam Programme under which it would be providing education to the beggars. Singh added the government aims to employ the skilled beggars, and those who are not skilled would be given training in Anand Ashram. With the help of GHMC and Police department, so far 741 male beggars and 311 female beggars have been rescued from the roads. Out of which 476 male beggars and 241 female beggars have been released on personal undertaking not to resort to begging again. As of now 265 male beggars 70 female beggars and 2 children beggars are in the Anand Ashram. He also announced, if anybody spots a beggar on the street and give information and wait for the patrol to arrive and show the beggar to patrol staff, would get a reward of Rs 500 on the next day itself.
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