Prisons in Jammu & Kashmir » District Jail Poonch

District Jail Poonch (Under Construction)

District Jail at Poonch was declared unsafe for lodgement of prisoners by the Competent Authority in the year 2016. Repair/renovation works were started in the year 2018 and the new District Jail was commissioned in September, 2021. Relevant information with regard to this jail is as under:

Distance from Jammu Bus Stand to Jail 245 Kms
Mode of Transport Tata Sumo, Tempo Traveler, Buses, Taxi
Location of the Jail Near Head Post Office Poonch 
Opposite Bridger Pritam Park, Poonch.
Climatic Conditions Summer: Pleasant
  Winter: Cold
Language spoken Urdu / Hindi
Lodgement capacity of the Jail 200
Total area of land 20 Kanals
Name of the Sr. Superintendent Jail Smt. Rajni Sehgal
Contact information (O) 01965-220380
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