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Central Jail Srinagar

Central Jail Srinagar is the oldest jail in the UT, its building also bears signs of age and decay. Lots of repair and renovation is done every year to keep it secure and in a good condition. Once located outside the city of Srinagar near the hillock of Hariparbat, the extension of the city has since over-taken it and human settlements have come around it. There is a proposal to shift the Central Jail Srinagar to some other place. Relevant information with regard to this jail is as under:

Distance from Tourist Reception Centre Srinagar to Jail 05 Kms
Mode of Transport Metador, 3 Wheeler and Taxi
Location of the Jail Near Mohalla Hathi Khan,  Kathidarwara, Srinagar
Climatic Conditions Summer: Pleasant/Rainy
Winter : Inclement / very Cold
Language spoken English/ Urdu/ Hindi/ Dogri/ Kashmiri
Lodgement capacity of the Jail 509
Total area of land 133 Kanals
Name of the Superintendent Jail Sh. Daljit Singh, JKPS (SP)
Contact information (O)  0194-2423514
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