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Jammu - J&K, March 16th 2020: V. K. Singh, IPS, DGP Prisons, J&K visited Central Jail Naini, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh where 16 detenues from J&K are lodged. He interacted with them to inquire of their health, etc. Superintendent Naini Jail- H. B. Singh, Medical Officer and other staff were present during the visit. 14 out of the 16 detenues were having no health related issues and two were under treatment for some minor health issues ... more

Jammu - J&K, March 9th 2020: Holi was celebrated at District Jail Amphalla, Jammu where a cultural programme was presented by the inmates. Lt. General Y. K. Joshi, UYSM, AVSM, VrC, SM, GoC-in-C, Northern Command was the Chief Guest. The programme was witnessed by V. K. Singh, IPS, Director General of Police, Prisons, Dr. M. S. Lone, DIG Prisons, Col Harsh Vardhan Singh, Mil Advisor to Army Commander, Khusboo Mattoo, Programme Director Radio Mirchi besides officers/staff of Prisons Department, Jail inmates and their families ... more

Jammu - J&K, February 27th 2020: A farewell function was organised in honour of Jagdish Kumar, Head Assistant at the Prisons Directorate, Jammu. DGP Prisons, J&K, V.K. Singh, IPS, DIG Prisons, Dr. M. S. Lone, Officers and staff of Prisons Department attended the function ... more

Jammu - J&K, February 11th 2020: On the instructions of Hon’ble Ms Justice Geeta Mittal, Chief Justice and patron-in-chief J&K State Legal Services Authority in collaboration with J&K Health Department organized medical camp at District Jail Jammu. The medical camp was inaugurated by member secretary J&K District Legal Service authority Shri Mohinder Kumar Sharma. The guest consultants include Dr. Rajesh Sharma Darmotologist, Dr. Abhishek Chander Psychiatrist, Dr. Neeru Ent Specialist, Dr. Abdul Hamid Medicine/Physician, Dr. Anju Gynecology, Dr. Sunita Sharma, Medical Officer, GMC Jammu, Dr. Mridula Gupta Dental Surgeon ... more

26th January '2020
Republic Day Celebrations

Jammu - J&K, January 26th 2020: Republic Day was celebrated at District Jail Amphalla, Jammu where a cultural programme was presented by the inmates. Sh. B. V. R. Subrahmanyam, IAS, Chief Secretary, J&K was the Chief Guest. The programme was witnessed by, V. K. Singh, Director General of Police, Prisons, Dr. M. S. Lone, DIG Prisons, Professor Ramesh Singh, Principal Dental College besides senior officers and staff of Prisons Department ... more

Jammu - J&K, January 25th 2020: On the eve of Republic Day, 2020 Director General of Police, Prisons, J&K Shri V. K. Singh, IPS awarded the Director General’s Prison Medal to 10 Officers/Officials of the J&K Prisons Department in recognition of their outstanding performance ... more

Jammu - J&K, January 19th 2020: V. K Singh, IPS, DGP Prisons, J&K visited Prison Headquarter at Lucknow on Saturday,18 January where he was briefed by senior officers regarding the working of the headquarter which supervises 72 jails of UP accomodating more than 1 lac inmates. The new Jail Headquarter has been established in the training centre premises which is one of the oldest jail training centres in the country. He visited the jail museum and jail control room where he was conducted by DIG Headquarters, Love Kumar ... more

Jammu - J&K, November 27th 2019: V.K. Singh, IPS, Director General of Police (Prisons) visited District Jail Bhaderwah to take stock of security arrangements & to evaluate the facilities available in the Jail. During his visit he was accompanied by Addl. S.P Bhaderwah, Raj Singh Goria, SDPO Bhaderwah, Adil Hussain Rishu, Technical Officer Shabir Ahmed, SHO PS Bhaderwah and Officer Commanding CRPF. Superintendent District Jail, Bhaderwah - Surinder Singh and others Jail Officers were present during the visit ... more

Jammu - J&K, October 2nd 2019: To commemorate the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Father of the Nation, a colourful cultural programme was presented by the inmates at District Jail Jammu. Hon’ble Ms Justice Gita Mittal, Chief Justice of J&K High Court was the Chief Guest . The programme was witnessed by Hon’ble Mr. Justice Rajesh Bindal, Hon’ble Ms Justice Sindhu Sharma, DGP Prisons V. K Singh, IPS, Ashok Bhan, Rtd DGP Prisons, Vinod Chaterjee Koul, Principal District & Sessions Judge, Jammu, Sh. Jawad Ahmed, Principal Secretary to Hon’ble Chief Justice, Satish Khandare, IPS, IGP Prisons, Mukesh Singh, IPS , IGP Jammu, Vivek Gupta, DIG JKR, Sushma Chauhan, IAS, Deputy Commissioner Jammu, Dr M. S Lone, DIG Prisons, Tejinder Singh, SSP Jammu, Professor Sunanda Raina, Principal GMC and a large number of senior members from judiciary, police and civil administration besides jail inmates and staff ... more

Jammu - J&K, August 15th 2019: It was a historic occasion at District Jail Jammu where Hon’ble Justice Tashi Rabstan inaugurated ‘Jail Products Display Unit’ within the Amphalla Jail and thereafter attended a cultural programme that was presented by the prisoners. Vice Chancellor University of Jammu Prof. M.K. Dhar, Principal & District Sessions Judge Jammu Vinod Koul Chatterji in the presence of DGP Prisons V.K. Singh, IPS witnessed the programme ... more

Jammu - J&K, August 15th 2019: In exercise of the powers conferred under section 34 of the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir, the Governor is pleased to order the remission of four (04) Convicts on the eve of Independence Day 2019 who were convicted for life imprisonment by the Court ... more

Srinagar - J&K, July 27th 2019: Justice Gita Mittal, Hon’ble Chief Justice of J&K High Court visited Central Jail Srinagar today and inspected arrangements relating to diet, health, hygiene, sanitation, prisoners’ barracks, vocational training and medical facilities. On her arrival she was welcomed by V.K. Singh, IPS, DGP Prisons and a Guard of Honour was presented to her ... more

Delhi, July 8th 2019: V. K. Singh, IPS, Director General of Police (Prisons) J&K visited Tihar Jail on 8th July, 2019. The purpose of this visit is to get acquainted with the best practices followed in Tihar Jail and also to get an idea about the infrastructure and security system in place ... more

Srinagar - J&K, July 3rd 2019: V.K Singh, IPS, Director General of Police (Prisons) today visited Special Jail (Correctional Home) Pulwama & District Jail Anantnag to review the security arrangements & to assess the living conditions & training facilities in these jails ... more

Jammu - J&K, June 24th 2019: Director General Police (Prisons) V.K. Singh today visited Central Jail Kotbhalwal besides District Jail Amphalla to review the security arrangements and assess the services and reformatory programmes running in the jails. Senior Superintendent Central Jail Jammu, Kotbhalwal, Dinesh Sharma, Superintendent District Jail Jammu, Saleem Ahmad Beig, Medical Officers and other concerned were present during these visits ... more

Baramulla/ Kupwara - J&K, June 22nd 2019: V.K. Singh, IPS, Director General Police (Prisons) who is also holding the charge of Director General Fire & Emergency Services J&K today paid his maiden visit to District Jail Baramulla/Kupwara to review the security arrangements and evaluate the reformatory programmes running in the jail ... more

Srinagar - J&K, June 17th 2019: Director General of Police, Prisons J&K, V K Singh on Monday paid his maiden visit to Central Jail Srinagar to review the security arrangements and evaluate the reformatory programmes running in the jail ... more

Jammu - J&K, June 21st 2019: International Yoga Day was celebrated at District Jail Ambphalla Jammu. Staff as well as inmates participated in the programme under the supervision of Superintendent Jail. Inmates trained in yoga acted as guide ... more

Srinagar - J&K, JUne 14th 2019: Shri V K Singh, IPS DG Fire and Emergency Services, J&K today assumed the charge of DGP Prisons J&K at Prison Headquarter, Srinagar ... more

Jammu - J&K, May 31st 2019: An Iftar party was organized at District Jail Ambphalla Jammu which was attended by Shri Dilbag Singh, IPS Director General of Police Prisons J&K. Besides, Shri Randeep Kumar SSP CID SB Jammu, Shri Dinesh Sharma, Sr. Superintendent Central Jail Kotbhalwal and Shri S.A. Beig Jail Superintendent, Shri Akhtar Hussain, Accounts Officer, Dr. B.L. Gigoo & other medical officers of District Jail Jammu were present. During the occasion, the DGP supervised the distribution of sweets and dates provided during fasts including fruits among the fasting prisoners ... more

Kathua, Jammu - J&K, May 9th 2019: Second Batch of Ten (10) inmates have successfully completed/ passed Adult Education Program in Urdu through Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.’s computer Based Functional Learning (CBFL) technique/ software at District Jail Kathua ... more

Kathua, Jammu - J&K, May 6th 2019: Volley Ball Tournament (for Inmates and Staff) which started on 30.04.2019 concluded here at District Jail Kathua on 05.05.2019. In the final match played between Team A (Jail Inmates) and Team D (CRPF), Team D beat Team A 3-0 ... more

Jammu - J&K, April 20th 2019: J&K Prisons Department released its quarterly Newsletter (April edition) here today. The Newsletter was released by the DGP Prisons, J&K Shri Dilbag Singh IPS in presence of DIG Prisons Dr. M.S. Lone ... more

Kathua - J&K, March 12th 2019: Seven (07) inmates of District Jail Kathua have completed/ passed First 45 Days Crash Course in Computer Basics. The course was started some time back in District Jail Kathua as part of the reformative/ skill development activities of Inmates by utilising the services of a qualified (M.B.A) inmate as Course Teacher ... more

Jammu - J&K, February 13th 2019: Departmental Promotion Committee Meeting of Prisons Department which was held today at PHQ, Jammu under the chairmanship of Shri Dilbag Singh, IPS Director General of Police, Prisons cleared 92 cases of different categories for next promotion. This includes 2 Deputy Superintendents, 11 Assistant Superintendents, 29 Head Warders, 34 Selection Grade Warders, 3 Head Warder Drivers, 3 Selection Grade Warder Driver and 4 Warder Drivers ; besides 2 Section Officers and 2 Head Assistants ... more

Jammu - J&K, January 25th 2019: On the occasion of Republic Day 2019, 3 Prison Personnel have been awarded prestigious President’s Correctional Service Medal for Meritorious Service. Sh. Abdul Razak Malla, Assistant Superintendent presently Incharge District Jail Leh, Sh. Mohinder Singh Assistant Superintendent, Sub Jail Hiranagar and Sh. Yog Raj Head Warder, Central Jail Jammu (Kotbhalwal) are among the recipients. All these officials have risen from the rank of warders due to their hard work, dedication and extra ordinary performance in the field and were thus recommended/nominated by the State Government for the said award ... more

Jammu - J&K, December 31st 2018: An impressive farewell party was organized at District Jail Jammu by the J&K Prisons Department in the honour of Sr. Superintendent, Sh. Javid Masood Fazili presently posted as OSD with the Director General of Prisons who is going to attain superannuation on 31st December, 2018. An appointee 1985, the officer has headed almost all the Jails of the State including Central Jail Kotbhalwal and Central Jail Srinagar. He has been quite popular in the Department as a man of principles with professional competency ... more

Kathua - Jammu, J&K, December 30th 2018: 3 days Annual Sports & Cultural Competitions for inmates concluded today on 29-12-18 at District Jail Kathua. Dr.Mohd Sultan lone DIG Prison attended valedictory function & awarded trophies & medals to winners& runner ups of different games & events besides also awarding jail staff, youth services & sports staff who made important contribution in conducting event successfully ... more

Jammu - J&K, June 21st 2018: Today 4th International Yoga Day was celebrated in all Jails of the State from Kathua to Kupwara wherein the officers and staff of the Prison department, security staff of CRPF/armed police and the prisoners in large number participated ... more

Jammu - J&K, June 12th 2018: Passing out parade of the first batch of Jail warders was held today at Institute of Correctional Services, Mishriwala. Director General of Police, Prisons-Sh. Dilbag Singh, IPS was the Chief guest on this occasion ... more

Jammu - J&K, April 27th 2018: Shri Dilbag Singh, IPS Director General of Police, Prisons J&K presided over Annual Jail Superintendents’ Conference today on 27th April, 2018 at Central Jail Kotbhalwal Jammu wherein Superintendent Jails from all over the State participated ... more

Jammu - J&K, April 26th 2018: Central Prison Welfare Committee meeting was held today on 26.04.2018 under the Chairmanship of Shri Dilbag Singh, IPS Director General of Police, Prisons Jammu & Kashmir. During the deliberations, cases received from the field for accord of welfare loan on account of marriage of dependents ... more

Jammu - J&K, April 5th 2018: Director General of Police, Prisons J&K Shri Dilbag Singh today visited Jail Training Institute named as “Institute of Correctional Services” at Mishriwalla Jammu. The Institute has been recently made functional for the basic training needs of Prison Personnel who were otherwise getting training from Police Training Academy Udhampur upto NGO level and for Gazetted Officers outside the State ... more

Jammu - J&K, March 22nd 2018: In an unprecedented move, International Day of Forests was celebrated across all the Jails of Jammu & Kashmir on 21st March, 2018 on the directions of the Shri Dilbag Singh, IPS Director General of Police, Prisons J&K ... more

Jammu - J&K, March 14th 2018: After inspecting progress of ongoing works at new Jail at Bhaderwah, DGP Prisons Shri Dilbag Singh, IPS today visited District Jail Kishtwar to have the familiarization and security review of the institution. He was accompanied by Shri Abrar Choudhary, SP Kishtwar, Shri Perbeet Singh ASP, Shri P.K. Choudary CO 82bn CRPF, Shri Nissar Ahmed DySP Ops, Insp Sameer Jeelani SHO Kishtwar, besides technical team from Headquarter and his staff officer ... more

Jammu - J&K, March 13th 2018: Today on 13.03.2018 Shri Dilbag Singh, IPS DGP Prisons visited the Chenab valley and took stock of the ongoing work of new District Jail Bhaderwah. He was accompanied by Shri Shabir Ahmed SSP Doda, Shri Rajinder Kumar Addl. SP Bhaderwah, Maj. Ambarish Mehta Officiating Commandant of 4 RR, Shri Brijesh Kumar SDPO Bhaderwah besides the officers of local administration and Prisons Directorate ... more

Jammu - J&K, February 24th 2018: On way back from Poonch, DGP Prisons Shri Dilbag Singh, IPS had security review meeting with Range DIG ( Rajouri-Poonch) Shri Deepak Kumar Salathia IPS at Rajouri District Magistrate Rajouri Shri Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, Sr. Superintendent of Police Shri Yogal Kumar Manhas, Addl SP HQ Shri M. Yousef, SDPO Manjakot Shri Imtiaz Ahmed, Dy SP Headquarter Jaswant Singh also participated in the meeting ... more

Jammu - J&K, February 23rd 2018: Shri Dilbag Singh, IPS Director General of Police, Prisons J&K today visited border district of Poonch to take stock of the situation at District Jail Poonch along with SSP Poonch Shri Rajiv Panday, Addl. SP Headquarter Anwarul Haq, besides Incharge Superintendent of the Jail Sanju Kumar, DySP Farooq Khan Company Commandar JKAP meant for outer security of Jail, other Police Officers and his staff officer ... more

Jammu - J&K, February 21st 2018: Today on 21.02.2018, Director General of Police Prisons J&K Shri Dilbag Singh, IPS landed at security sensitive Central Jail Srinagar to assess the security situation in the High Profile and much talked about institution. He was accompanied by DIG Prisons, Dr. Mohd Sultan Lone, SSP Srinagar Shri Imtiaz Ismail IPS, SP Hazratbal Shri Amod Nagpure IPS, Commandant 82 bn CRPF Shri R. Balakrishna, SDPO Khanyar Shri Raja Zuhaib, SHO Rainawari Police Station Inspector J.P. Singh, Company Commander, CRPF posted there; besides Staff Officer to DGP Prisons Shri S.A Beig and SP of Central Jail Shri Mukesh Kumar Kakkar ... more

Jammu - J&K, February 20th 2018: It was a hectic day again for Shri Dilbag Singh IPS, DGP Prisons who continued his visit to valley based Jails today to have security review of District Jail Kupwara alongwith District Magistrate Kupwara, Shri Khalid Jahangir KAS, SSP Kupwara, Shri Shamsher Hussain, Addl. SP Kupwara, Shri Farooq Kaiser, Dy SP Headquarter, Shri Sudhanshu Verma IPS, Commandant 162 Bn CRPF, Shri Mohit Kapoor besides DIG Prisons, incharge of District Jail Kupwara, Company Commander of CRPF and Staff Officer to DGP Prisons ... more

Jammu - J&K, February 19th 2018: Shri Dilbag Singh, IPS Director General of Police, Prisons today went to Srinagar to take stock of situation and made his maiden visit to District Jail Anantnag alongwith DIG Prisons, Dr. Mohd Sultan Lone; SSP Anantnag, Shri Altaf Khan; Commandant CRPF Bn. Shri Amit Kumar besides other officers. This is the first visit of DGP Prisons to any of the Jails in Kashmir Province since his taking over as Head of J&K Prisons Department ... more

17th February '2018
DG Prisons inspects Reasi Jail

Jammu - J&K, February 17th 2018: In the late afternoon on 16.02.2018, the Director General of Police, Prisons J&K Shri Dilbag Singh, IPS after inspecting Udhampur Jail paid a surprise visit to Sub Jail Reasi with a view to familiarize with the arrangements in place and at the same time review the security and infrastructure requirements. He inspected whole of the premises and also interacted with the prisoners lodged there ... more

Jammu - J&K, February 16th 2018: Continuing with process of inspection and security review of the Jails, today District Jail Udhampur was visited and inspected by Shri Dilbag Singh, IPS DG Prisons J&K accompanied by Shri Rayees Mohammad Bhat, IPS SP Udhampur, Smt Rajni Sehgal, Superintendent District Jail, Udhampur, Shri Faizal Qureshi, Addl SP Udhampur, Shri Kameshwar Puri DySP Hqrs Udhampur and Assistant Commandant CRPF. He inspected various Blocks and Barracks housing the inmates ... more

Jammu - J&K, February 14th 2018: Shri Dilbag Singh, IPS continued his Security Review spree of Jails after taking over as Head of Prisons Department last week. The DGP Prisons J&K today on 14.02.2018 paid a surprise visit to District Kathua to review the security and allied arrangements at District Jail Kathua and Sub Jail Hiranagar. He had an in-depth review of the inner apartments and outer areas of both the Jails and was accompanied by SSP Kathua, Shri Sulaiman Salaria, IPS and Dy. Superintendent of Police, S.S Sambyal, besides Superintendent Jail, CRPF Officers and Officer from Headquarter ... more

Jammu - J&K, February 13rd 2018: Continuing with the aim of security review of Jails after taking over as DGP Prisons, Shri Dilbagh Singh, IPS visited District Jail Ambphalla Jammu on 12.02.2018 and made an intensive tour of the premises alongwith DIG, SSP and other Jail officers and staff. He inspected all apartments to get familiarized with the working and the security needs ... more

Jammu - J&K, February 10th 2018: The DGP Sh. Dilbag Singh, IPS made a maiden visit to High Security Central Jail Jammu Kot Bhalwal today after taking over as DGP Prisons yesterday. He took a round of the whole premises and interacted with the prisoners as well ... more

Jammu - J&K, Februaru 4th 2018:IPS Officer Dilbagh Singh, today took over the charge of new Director General of Police, Prisons J&K in place of Shri S.K. Mishra, IPS who has been transferred and posted as Chairman-cum-Managing Director, J&K Police Housing Corporation ... more

6th February '2018
DGP Prisons Orders Enquiry

Jammu - J&K, Februaru 6th 2018: Prisoners of Central Jail Srinagar were referred to SMHS hospital Srinagar for medical check up by the doctor of Central Jail Srinagar. The escort party was deputed by Police from DPL Srinagar ... more

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