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Sh. S.P. Vaid, IPS, Director General of Police, Prisons J&K visits District Jail Udhampur


Jammu - J&K, April 25th '2016: Today on 25.04.2016, Sh. S.P. Vaid, IPS, Director General of Police, Prisons J&K Jammu made his maiden visit to District Jail Udhampur. The purpose of the visit was to take stock of security arrangements and to evaluate the reformatory programmes running in the Jail. During the visit the DGP Prisons visited all prisoners barracks and interacted with inmates regarding facilities being provided in the Jail. The DGP gave on spot directions to the technical wing to execute minor repairs and upgrade the infrastructure to improve the living conditions in the prison.

Superintendent, District Jail Udhampur apprised the DGP regarding vocational and educational programmes running in the Jail. The DGP urged upon the Superintendent to liaise with Technical Education and Social Welfare Department for introducing skill based training programmes for female prisoners. Jail Superintendent also informed the DGP about the works completed under SRE.

The DGP visited Jail hospital and stressed upon the medical staff to provide medical care as per community standards to the ailing inmates. The DGP also visited the Jail Kitchen, Warder residential Lines and IGNOU special study Centre.

The DGP was accompanied by Dr. M.S. Lone, Deputy Inspector General of Prisons J&K Jammu, Miss Saba Shawl Staff Officer to Director General of Police, Prisons J&K Jammu and Sh. Sataya Narayan Singh, Commandant CRPF 187/Bn. Udhampur.

District Jail Udhampur is one of the High Security Prisons of the State and houses nearly 280 inmates including female inmates.

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