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Review Board Meeting of J&K Prisons held at SKICC Srinagar

Jammu - J&K, March 28th '2016: The meeting of the Review Board constituted by the Government was held today on 28.03.2016 in SKICC Srinagar under the Chairmanship of Shri S.P. Vaid, IPS, Director General of Police, Prisons, J&K to consider the cases of eligible convicted prisoners for premature release.

The other Committee members namely Mr. Rashid Ali Dar, Principal District & Sessions Judge, Srinagar, Mr. Ajaz Ahmad Bhat, Addl. District Development Commissioner, Srinagar, Mrs. Tabasum, Dy. Director Social Welfare Department, Kashmir, Mr. Amir Ali, Secretary, J&K State Social Welfare Board, Mr. Javid Masood Fazili, Superintendent, Central Jail Srinagar, Dr. Shazia Manzoor, Asstt. Professor, Coordinator, Department of Social Work, University of Kashmir, Mrs. Nighat Shafi Pandit, Mr. Javaid Ahmad Tak, Humanity Welfare Organization Helpline, were also present in the meeting.

The recommendations of the Committee shall be sent to the Government for necessary orders. The Review Board has been constituted by the Govt. vide order No. 22-Home of 2016 dated 15.1.2016.

Following the meeting, the DGP Prisons Sh. S.P. Vaid, IPS visited Central Jail Srinagar and took stock of the security arrangements and the facilities available in the Jail. He visited the prisoners barracks and interacted with them regarding facilities available in the Jail. DIG Prisons Dr. M.S. Lone and other officers also accompanied him for the visit.

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