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Jammu - J&K, December 5th '2016: Today on 05.12.2016, Sh. S.K. Mishra, IPS, Director General of Police, Prisons J&K Jammu made a visit to District Jail Poonch. 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 ... more

Jammu - J&K, December 5th '2016: Today on 05.12.2016, Sh. S.K. Mishra, IPS, Director General of Police, Prisons J&K Jammu made a visit to District Jail Poonch. 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 ... more

Jammu - J&K, November 20 th '2016: On the directions of Director General of Police, Prisons J&K Shri S. K. Mishra, IPS. A one day workshop on stress management for Jail staff was organized at Central Jail Jammu Kotbhalwal in collaboration with an NGO Sahyog, India Nearly 100 participants attended the workshop including some Sr. Officers of the Prison Department ... more

Srinagar - J&K, June 25th '2016: J&K Prisons Department today organised a Drug De-addiction awareness camp cum Iftar Party for jail inmates at Central Jail Srinagar in collaboration with CAUSE- the NGO. The Event was organised on the eve of International Day against Drug abuse and illicit trafficking. Hon'ble Minister of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Law & Justice - Shri Abdul Haq Khan was Chief Guest on the Occasion and DGP Prisons J&K was Guest of Honour ... more

Srinagar - J&K, June 17th '2016: Today on 17.6.2016 the Prisons Department held rank ceremony for the newly promoted I/C Deputy Superintendent Jails at the Prison Headquarters, Srinagar. The Director General of Police, Prisons, J&K, Sh. S.P. Vaid, IPS installed ranks to the newly promoted I/C Dy. Superintendent Jails in presence of Officers of Prisons Department ... more

Baramulla - J&K, June 16 th '2016: , June: Director General Prisons S.P Vaid paid a visit to District Jail Baramulla today. He was accompanied by DIG Prisons Dr.Muhammad Sultan Lone, DIG NKR Utam Chand, SSP Baramulla Mir ImtiyazHussain, Superintendent Jail BaramullaMushtaq Ahmad Malla and other Officers. This was first visit of the Director General of Police Prisons J&K Shri S.P Vaid to District Jail Baramulla since he took over the charge of Director General of Police Prisons J&K ... more

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 ... more

Colombo - J&K, May 16th '2016: The DGP Prisons Shri S.P. Vaid, IPS attended 3rd Asia Pacific Regional Correctional Managers Conference at Colombo, Sri Lanka from 9th to 13th May 2016. The theme of the conference was "Balancing Security and Humanitarian Needs within Prisons" ... more

27th April '2016
DGP Prisons installed ranks to the newly promoted Assistant Superintendents

Jammu - J&K, April 28th '2016: The Prisons Department held Rank Ceremony today on 28th April, 2016 for the newly promoted Assistant Superintendents. Sh. S.P. Vaid, IPS, Director General of Police, Prisons, J&K alongwith DIG Prisons Dr. M.S. Lone installed ranks to the newly promoted Assistant Superintendents in a function held today in the Prisons Directorate, Jammu ... more

27th April '2016
DGP Prisons orders Promotions

Jammu - J&K, April 27th '2016: Sh. S.P. Vaid, IPS, Director General of Police, Prisons, J&K ordered promotion of 91 Jail Officials in the Executive Cadre to the next rank on 26.04.2016. Head Warders- Muneer Hussain, Susheela Raina, Naresh Kumar, Mulakh Raj, and Ishrat Hussain have been promoted as Assistant Superintendent Jails. Others who have been promoted include 33 SG Warders and 53 Warders ... more

25th April '2016
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 ... more

21st April '2016
Shri S.P. Vaid, IPS Inaugurates Residential Quarters

Jammu - J&K, April 21st '2016: The Director General of Police, Prisons, J&K Shri S.P. Vaid, IPS inaugurated residential quarters for the staff today at Central Jail Jammu, Kotbhalwal. The buildings have been constructed by J&K Police Construction Division in a record period of six months. The DGP Prisons also commissioned armoury, Sentry posts, Guard Room etc. ... more

1st April '2016
DGP Prisons Inaugurates CCTV Control Room at District Jail Jammu

Jammu - J&K, April 1st '2016: With a view to improve the security system and ensure effective monitoring of activities of inmates round the clock at District Jail Jammu as many as 98 CCTV cameras have been installed which include 30 PTZ cameras, 68 Night Vision cameras. These cameras have been installed at strategic point in and around the District Jail ... more

28th March '2016
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 ... more

24th March '2016
J&K Prisons Department Imparting Education Behind the Bars

Jammu - J&K, March 24th '2016: The Jammu and Kashmir Prisons Department has launched a literacy campaign in all the Prisons of the State, for which it has joined hands with Srinagar Group of Schools- an accredited institution of National Institute of Open Schooling, New Delhi. With this initiative jail inmates can complete Secondary and Senior Secondary education during their imprisonment. The campaign aims to impart education to the inmates in order to re-orient them ideologically andenable their smooth resettlement in the society after their release ... more

23rd March '2016
Team from Centre Visits Srinagar Jail

Jammu - J&K, March 8th '2015: Sh. S.P. Vaid, IPS took over the charge of Director General of Police, Prisons, J&K Jammu from Sh. S.K. Mishra, IPS. A 1986 batch IPS Officer borne on the J&K Cadre, Sh. S.P. Vaid, IPS has served the state in different capacities which include SSP Budgam & Udhampur, DIG Jammu Range, DIG Central Kashmir Range, DIG North Kashmir Baramulla, DIG (Adm) PHQ, IGP (Modernization PHQ), IGP Jammu Zone, IGP Crime, J&K. He also served in Govt. of India for about three years as Director (Training/Administration) BPR&D, MHA ... more

23rd March '2016
Director General Prisons takes action against erring official

Jammu - J&K, March 23rd '2016: DGP Prisons J&K S.P Vaid, IPS ordered departmental enquiry against an official posted at District Jail Baramulla for his alleged involvement in smuggling of contraband articles inside the prison. The official was placed under suspension with immediate effect and the Enquiry officer was asked to submit his report within a week’s time ... more

8th March '2016
Sh. S.P. Vaid, IPS assumes charge as Director General of Prisons, J&K

Jammu - J&K, March 8th '2015: Sh. S.P. Vaid, IPS took over the charge of Director General of Police, Prisons, J&K Jammu from Sh. S.K. Mishra, IPS. A 1986 batch IPS Officer borne on the J&K Cadre, Sh. S.P. Vaid, IPS has served the state in different capacities which include SSP Budgam & Udhampur, DIG Jammu Range, DIG Central Kashmir Range, DIG North Kashmir Baramulla, DIG (Adm) PHQ, IGP (Modernization PHQ), IGP Jammu Zone, IGP Crime, J&K. He also served in Govt. of India for about three years as Director (Training/Administration) BPR&D, MHA ... more

25th January '2016
Director General’s Prison Medal to Officer/ Official(s) on the eve of Republic Day, 2016

Jammu - J&K, January 25th 2016 – The Director General of Police, Prisons, J&K Shri S.K. Mishra, IPS, awarded the Director General’s Prison Medal to 10 Officer/Official(s) of the Prisons Department on the eve of Republic Day, 2016 for their consistent and outstanding performance ... more

31st December '2015
J&K Prisons Department released its quarterly News Letter

JAMMU - J&K, December 31st '2015: J&K Prisons Department released its quarterly News Letter (December edition) today on 31st Dec. 2015. The News Letter was released by the DGP Prisons, J&K Sh. S.K. Mishra, IPS in presence of DIG Prisons Dr. M.S. Lone, other officers and staff of J&K Prisons Department at the Directorate of Prisons Jammu ... more

31st December '2015
DGP Prisons, J&K Shri S.K. Mishra, IPS accordes sanction to the grant of Insitu promotion

JAMMU - J&K, December 31st '2015: The Director General of Police, Prisons, J&K Shri S.K. Mishra, IPS accorded sanction to the grant of Insitu promotion in favour of 07 Computer Assistant, 36 Warders & 11 other officials ... more

18th November '2015
PREWA deputation meets DGP Prisons

JAMMU - J&K, November 18th '2015: A deputation of J&K Prisons Retired Employees Welfare Association (PREWA) led by its president Krishan Singh, today met SK Mishra, DGP Prison Department, in his office chamber and presented a memorandum of demands ... more

18th November '2015
Rank Ceremony of newly promoted I/C Superintendent Jails

Jammu - J&K, November 18th '2015: Today on 18/11/2015, the Prisons Department held rank ceremony for the newly promoted I/C Superintend ant Jails viz. Sh. Bhushan Lal Bali, I/C Superintendent District Jail Kathua, Sh. Hilal Ahmad Rather, I/C Superintendent District Jail Udhampur, Smt. Subash Kumari, Addl. Superintendent District Jail Jammu and Sh. Mohd. Rafiq, I/C Superintendent District Jail Poonch ... more

10th November '2015
Diwali Message from Director General of Police Prisons, J&K

Diwali is the festival that commemorates the victory of “Good over Evil” and is celebrated throughout the world with religious fervor and delight. This year also Diwali will be celebrated in all Prisons of the State with zeal and cultural programmes will be organized for the inmates to bring joy in their famished hearts ... more

21st October '2015
J&K Prisons Department convenes Condolence Meeting

Srinagar - J&K, October 21st '2015: A condolence meeting was convened in the Prisons Directorate, J&K Srinagar on 20/10/2015 at 4.00 p.m. to condole the sudden demise of mother of DGP Prisons, J&K Sh. S.K. Mishra, IPS ... more

10th October '2015
Creative Outlet

Srinagar - J&K, October 10th '2015: A painting competition called “Creative Outlet” was organized for the prison inmates on 5th of October, 2015 at Central Jail Srinagar, Central Jail Jammu KB and District Jail Jammu on the directions of DGP Prisons ... more

24th September '2015
Eid Message from Director General of Police Prisons, J&K

Eid Ul Azha commemorates the willingness of Prophet Abraham to sacrifice everything for God’s pleasure and is celebrated through out the world with religious fervor and delight. This year also Eid will be celebrated in all Prisons of the State with zeal and cultural programmes will be organized for the inmates to bring joy in their famished hearts ... more

14th September '2015
Shri S.K. Mishra, IPS, assumes the charge of Director General of Police, Prisons, J&K

Srinagar - J&K, September 14th '2015: Shri S.K. Mishra, IPS, after assuming the charge of Director General of Police, Prisons, J&K, convened an introductory meeting today on 14th Sep. 2015 at 1100 hours in his Office Chambers located at Old Secretariat, Srinagar ... more

6th February '2015
Insitu Promotion of Warders

Jammu - J&K, February 6th '2015: The Director General of Police, Prisons, J&K Shri P.L. Gupta, IPS accorded sanction to grant of Insitu promotion in favour of 03 Head Warder, 08 SG Warder, 207 Warders and 05 Warder/ Drivers. The Departmental Promotion Committee cleared their cases of placement in the next higher grade in a meeting held under the chairmanship of the DGP Prisons ... more

22nd January '2015
Director General's Prison Medal on the eve of Republic Day - 2015

Jammu - J&K, January 22nd 2015– Ten officers/ officials of Prisons Department have been awarded Director General’s Prison Medel on the eve of Republic Day, 2015 by Shri P.L. Gupta, IPS, Director General of Police, Prisons, J&K ... more


4th December '2014

Cultural Programme held at Central Jail Kotbhalwal for jail inmates

Jammu - J&K, December 4th 2014 – A Cultural Programme was organized by the Cultural wing of Information Department at Central Jail Jammu, KotBhalwal on 4th December 2014. Artists from the Information Department and personnel from the Armed Police & Prisons Department performed during the programme and enthralled the jail inmates with their performances ... more

March 6th '2014 3-days training programme ‘Human Rights and Prison Management’
March 3rd '2014 Training Programme ‘SEEING IS LEARNING’
Febuary 27th '2014 Farewell in the honour of Shri K. Rajendra Kumar, IPS, DG of Police, Prisons Department on his transfer as Special DG of Police, Police Headquarters, J&K
January 26th '2014 Republic Day Celebrations
January 3rd '2014 Farewell Party to Shri Mohd Ayub Bhat Ex-Supdtt Jail
January 1st '2014 Promotions in J&K Prisons Department
December 31st '2013 Promotions in J&K Prisons Department
December 30th '2013 Major Re-shuffle in J&K Prisons Department
December 20th '2013 Christmas celebrations at District Jail Jammu
December 19th '2013 General Body Welfare Committee Meeting of the Prisons Department
December 9th '2013 Personality Development Workshop organized for the inmates at
District Jail Amphalla
December 9th '2013 Painting Competition for the Inmates
December 4th '2013 DG prisons reviews security in Srinagar Central Jail
November 28th '2013 Ambulances for the Prisons
November 15th '2013 Promotions in J&K Prisons Department
November 14th '2013 Annual Jail Superintendents Conference 2013
November 2nd '2013 Diwali celebrated in District Jail Jammu
October 31st '2013 DG Prisons reviews security at Reasi Sub-Jail
October 29th '2013 DG Prisons reviews security at Rajouri Jail
October 28th '2013 DG Prisons reviews security at Pooch Jail
October 20th '2013 DG Prisons visits Leh Jail interacts with inmates
October 17th '2013 DG Prisons for more reformatory, rehabilitation measures for jail inmates
October 16th '2013 DG Prisons visit Kot-Bhalwal Jail
September 16th '2013 Seminar on Health Care in Detention
August 15th '2013 Director General Hoists National Flag on 15th August 2013
August 13th '2013 Release of Jammu & Kashmir Prisons News Letter
August 2nd '2013 Iftar Party in Jammu & Kashmir Jails
May 29th '2013 Director General of Prisons, Shri K. Rajendra Kumar, IPS visits District Jail Pulwama
April 25th ,2013 Deputation of Retired Prison Personnel meet Shri K. Rajendra Kumar, IPS
Director General of Prisons, J&K
April 6th, 2013 D.G Prisons K. Rajendra Kumar, IPS, inspects proposed Institute of Correctional Services Mishriwalla
November 30th, 2012 Director General of Prisons, J&K, Shri Navin Agarwal, IPS inaugurated the Jail Control Room in the premises of Prisons Headquarters, Jammu
November 07th, 2012 Reformation block at Central Jail Jammu, Kot Bhalwal inaugurated by
Hon’ble Minister of State for Home
October 19th '2012 International Conference on Prison reforms
October 18th '2012 Prison Officers Promoted
August 30th '2012 Human rights to be observed meticulously in all Jails across Jammu & Kashmir
July 24th '2012 Director General of Prisons inspects Sub Jail Reasi
July 11 th '2012 New Kitchen Block Inaugurated at Central Jail Srinagar
July 11th '2012 Prison Smart Programme for reformation of jail inmates through “Art of Living”
July 6th '2012 Women Block of District Jail Baramulla Commissioned
June 25th '2012 Promotions in Prisons Department
May 29th '2012 Inauguration of Free Legal Aid Cell in Central Jail Jammu Kotbhalwal
May 24th '2012 36 Prison officials promoted
May 15th '2012 Pulwama has a District Jail
March 30th '2012 District Jail Kishtwar Inaugurated
February 29th '2012 Administrative Inspection of District Jail, Jammu
January 16th '2012 Closing Ceremony of 5th Prison Duty Meet – 2012
January 16th '2012 Creche Inaugurated at Central Jail Jammu Kotbhalwal
January 14th '2012 Prison Duty Meet – 2012 declared open by Shri B.R. Sharma, IAS Principal Secretary Home
January 14th '2012 Official Website of J&K Prisons launched
January 2nd '2012 District Jail Anantnag Commissioned
December 27th '2011 Administrative Inspection of Central Jail, Jammu
October 7th '2011 Administrative Inspection of District Jail, Leh
September 23rd '2011 Inspection of District Jail, Baramulla
September 6th '2011 Inspection of Central Jail, Srinagar.
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