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D.G Prisons K. Rajendra Kumar, IPS, inspects proposed Institute of Correctional Services Mishriwalla

 

D.G Prisons K. Rajendra Kumar, IPS, during an inspection tour of the proposed Institute of Correctional Services at Mishriwala, Jammu

 

Jammu - J&K, April 6th '2013:“ The D.G Prisons K. Rajendra Kumar, IPS, made an inspection tour of the proposed Institute of Correctional Services at Mishriwala, Jammu on 06-04-2012. He was accompanied by Dr. Mohd. Sultan Lone, DIG (Prisons), Javid Masood Fazili, Principal of the Correctional Institute, Virender Razdan, Technical Officer to D.G Prisons besides other Officers of the Department.

The Prisons Department is having possession of about 170 Kanals of land at Mishriwalla Jammu which was handed over to it by the Relief Department after the shifting of Kashmiri migrants to the new township at Jagti (Nagrota). The Department is intending to establish an Institute of Correctional Services at Mishtiwalla Jammu in one of the portions of the said land. The proposed Training Institute shall aim at providing comprehensive & credible training to the Prisons Staff. The Jail staff shall also be imparted with the training on custodial and Correctional Services.

Sh. K. Rajendra Kumar D.G Prisons gave on the spot directions that the functioning of the proposed Institute should be started immediately after under taking repair, renovation and up-gradation of the available basic infrastructure constructed by the Relief Department for the Kashmiri migrants. D.G Prisons gave further instructions to the Technical Officer for the preparation of Detailed Master Plan with an eye on the future requirements of the Department for next twenty five years, so that the modern Institute of Correctional Services is established in tune with national standards.

Sh. K. Rajendra Kumar further emphasised that the proposal for construction of an Open Air Jail should also be incorporated in the Master Plan after making detailed study of the various modern Model Open Air Jails located in the various States of the Country. The D.G Prisons also desired that some chunk of the land should also be reserved for the construction of Residential quarters for the Jail staff with having all the basic facilities and amenities.

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