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Inauguration of CCTV Control Room at Central Jail Srinagar by
Sh. S.P. Vaid, IPS DGP Prisons

Srinagar - J&K, June 8th '2016: With a view to improve the security system and ensure effective monitoring of activities of inmates round the clock at Central Jail Srinagar as many as 43 CCTV cameras have been installed which include 28 PTZ day and night cameras, 15 fixed day & night cameras. These cameras have been installed at strategic point in and around the Central Jail.

While inaugurating CCTV Control Room, the DGP Prisons Sh. S.P. Vaid, IPS said that the Control Room will facilitate effective surveillance and coordination. He added that the Prisons Department intends to incorporate technology into the Prisons design to improve security & level of control and supervision.

These cameras are in addition to 30 cameras installed earlier. The new cameras are advanced and will help in monitoring activities of inmates even during night hours for better security and safe custody, an official spokes person said.

Following the inauguration the DGP Prisons Sh. S.P. Vaid, IPS visited all the prisoners’ barracks and took stock of security and health care facilities available for the inmates. He also visited the Jail kitchen and reformation centres. The DGP Prisons gave on spot directions to the Superintendent Jail to further improve facilities in the interview room, so that the visitors don’t face any problems while visiting the inmates. DIG Prisons Dr. M.S. Lone and other Officers were present on the occasion.

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