The Experts Assigned İn Portugal And Romania Prisons Visited Workshops Institution Kalecik Open Prison

The Department17 Mayıs 2017 Çarşamba

The experts assigned in Portugal and Romania Prisons visited the Workshops Institution Kalecik Open Prison on 9 May 2017 and received information about the vocational training studies provided to convicts.

Vocational training is given to convicts by Kalecik Open Prison Workshops Directorate in the areas of agricultural and livestock under the guidance of veterinarians, food and agirculture engineers with a view to ensuring the non-professional convicts to have profession or develop the existing professions of convicts.

At “the Milk Processing Facility of Kalecik Open Prison Workshops Directorate”, which is one of the most sophisticated milk processing facilities of our country in which high technology machines and equipment are used, 35 tons of milk are processed in a day and yoghurt, white cheese, butter, pasteurised milk and ayran are produced. At “the Egg Production Facility of Kalecik Open Prison Workshops Directorate” at which caged poultry husbandry is carried out, 35.000 eggs are produced. At the vineyards located in the agricultural land belonging to the Workshops Directorate of Kalecik Open Prison, grapes are cultivated and also vegetables are produced.

Exemplary studies are conducted by Kalecik Open Prison Workshops Directorate to protect the environment and at the facility established in this regard, animal wastes are converted into organic fertiliser.

Cleaning of Kalecik Court House is made by Kalecik Open Prison Workshops Directorate and also tea houses are operated.