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J&K Prisons Department, in collaboration with Akhil Bhartiya Terapanth Yuvak Parishad, organised blood donations camps at 13 prisons of J&K, on 17th September 2022, on the Birthday of Hon’ble Prime Minister, to support the Country Wide Mega Blood Donation Drive and to raise awareness about humanitarian issue of donation of blood. Read More

In order to have first-hand information about the condition of Central Jail Srinagar, vis-a-vis facilities for inmates, Hon’ble Mr. Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey, Executive Chairman, J&K Legal Services Authority accompanied by senior officers of the Govt. Read More

On the occasion of Independence Day, 2022, Director General of Prisons, J&K – Sh. H. K. Lohia, IPS, hoisted the National Flag at Central Jail Srinagar and extended his greetings and good wishes to the staff and prisoners. Read More

Raksha Bandhan was celebrated in various jails of J&K, on Thursday (11.8.2022), with several women and girls tying Rakhis on wrists of inmates. Group of women belonging to Brahma Kumari Ashram also tied rakhis to jail inmates and staff in various jails of Jammu and Kashmir. Read More

On the eve of Republic Day, 2022 Director General of Police, Prisons, J&K-Dr. B. Srinivas, IPS awarded the Director General’s Prison Medal to 10 Officer/Officials(s) of the Prisons Department, J&K in recognition of their outstanding performance. Read More

A day prior to relinquishing charge, V. K. Singh, DGP, Prisons, J&K visited Central Jail Srinagar to resolve last minute issues including a parole case. At present, 635 inmates are lodged in the Central Jail Srinagar which include 27 female inmates and there is no COVID positive case in the jail. Read More

Director General of Police, Prisons, J&K-V.K Singh, IPS today visited Special Jail Pulwama to take stock of damages caused by the prisoners during rioting/arson on the intervening night of April 8 & 9, 2021. He was accompanied by Deputy Commissioner, Pulwama, Baseer-ul-Haq Chaudhary, IAS; DIG Prisons, J&K, Dr. M. S. Lone; Superintendent of Police Pulwama, Ashish Kumar Mishra, IPS; I/C Assistant Commandant CRPF Satish Kumar besides engineers from technical wing of Prisons Department, J&K  Read More

V. K. Singh, IPS, Director General of Police, Prisons, J&K today visited Central Jail Srinagar to take stock of security arrangements & to evaluate the facilities available in the jail. IG, CRPF Charu Sinha, Superintendent Central Jail Srinagar Daljit Singh, CO 82 Bn CRPF R. Bala Krishnan & other officers were present during the visit Read More

On the eve of Holi 2021, a cultural programme was presented by the inmates at District Jail Jammu, Amphalla. Prof. Manoj Kumar Dhar, Vice Chancellor, University of Jammu was the Chief Guest. The programme was graced by Shri V. K. Singh, IPS, DGP Prisons, Prof. Sanjana Koul, Mrs. Vijaya Singh & Dr. Mohd Sultan Lone, DIG Prisons, J&K Read More

A skit ‘Haalat’ on drug abuse and insomnia was performed today by artists of Navyug- Ek Nayi Umang at District Jail Kathua with the aim of bringing awareness among inmates regarding ill-effects of drug abuse on the society and to highlight the Do’s & Don’ts for a sound sleep Read More

A skit ‘Haalat’ on drug abuse and insomnia was performed today by artists of Navyug- Ek Nayi Umang at District Jail Jammu in presence of DGP, Prisons V. K. Singh, IPS with the aim of bringing awareness among inmates regarding ill-effects of drug abuse on the society and to highlight the Do’s & Don’ts for a sound sleep  Read More

DGP, Prisons, J&K- V. K. Singh decorated 06 newly promoted officials of Prison Headquarters with rank at a pipping ceremony held at Prison Headquarters, Jammu. The 06 officials include Head Warders- Balbir Kumar, Mohd. Ishaq, Rashpaul Singh & SG Warders- Abdul Majeed, Gulzar Ahmad Lone, Vikas Gupta. The pipping ceremony was attended by DIG, Prisons-Dr. M. S. Lone, Ms. Naila Zahoor Chib, FA/CAO & Ms. Saba Shawl, Staff Officer to DGP, Prisons  Read More

On the eve of Republic Day, 2021, a cultural programme was presented by the inmates at District Jail Jammu, Amphalla. Shri Manoj Sinha, Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor, J&K was the Chief Guest. The programme was graced by Shri R. R. Bhatnagar, Advisor to Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor, Shri B. V. R. Subrahmanyam, IAS, Chief Secretary, J&K, Shri V. K. Singh, IPS, DGP Prisons, Shri Dilbag Singh, IPS, DGP J&K, Shri Shaleen Kabra, IAS, Principal Secretary to the Government, Home Department, J&K , J&K, Shri Mukesh Singh, IPS, IGP Jammu, Smt. Sushma Chauhan, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, Jammu, Dr. M. S. Lone, DIG Prisons, Shri Shridhar Patil, IPS, SSP Jammu  Read More

BPR&D, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India organized a webinar on ‘Mental Health issues in Prisons Inmates’ today during which DGP, Prisons, J&K-V. K. Singh, IPS, spoke on the topic ‘Insomnia in Prison Inmates’. The webinar was attended by DsG/IsG Prisons of other States/UTs  Read More

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