The proposed law has been the subject of intense debate in France for months, with thousands of French Moslems protesting around the country on January 17 against the bill.
There were also protests in Muslim countries and demands by politicians in some countries, notably Iran, that the law be scrapped.
The draft law is scheduled to be debated in the French National Assembly for three days beginning on February 3. If it becomes law, it will go into effect when public school resumes after the summer holidays.
The inmates of various nationalities were selected based on good conduct and behaviour
The percentage has increased by 10 per cent from the previous year
The initiative is conducted in cooperation with 18 banks and financial institutions in the country
The programme will host both beginners and experienced meditators