2019/2020 National Budget: $2.1m to feed inmates

A TOTAL of $2.1million has been set aside to cater for food rations for Fiji’s 13 penal institutions around the country.

The fund will be used to purchase rations in line with approved dietary guidelines.

This was noted in the Fiji Corrections Service’s budget allocation for the 2019/2020 financial year.

An allocation of $60,000 has also been set aside to cover food and veterinary care for 38 prison dogs at FCS’s four dog kennels in Lautoka, Nasinu, Labasa and Naboro Corrections Centre.

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