126 prisoners from the Fiji Corrections Service will be working in stick ranches in the Western and the Northern division under Operation Musu Dovu.
They have been giving genuinely necessary work to the Sugar Industry since 2016 to help sugar stick ranchers.
Appointee Commissioner of Corrections, Senior Superintendent Apakuki Qura says the arrangement of detainees to help and bolster this truly necessary monetary movement has been a success win circumstance for the ranchers, Fiji Sugar Corporation, the nation’s economy and those under the consideration of Fiji Corrections Service.
Qura says the detainees do get paid for their administrations and it is a much looked forward period for detainees who excitedly need to take part in stick gathering and procure some salary before being released.
He says there is a desire to collect around 16,900 tons of sugar stick contrasted with 13,011 tons a year ago.
The detainees are associated with collecting stick in Rakiraki, Tavua, Ba, Lautoka, Nadi, Seaqaqa and Labasa.
Altered by NZ Fiji Times
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