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List of prisons in India

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As of 31 December 2015, there are 1,401 functioning jails in India, having a total capacity to house 3,66,781 prisoners

Contents

  • 1 States
    • 11 Andhra Pradesh
    • 12 Arunachal Pradesh
    • 13 Assam
    • 14 Bihar
    • 15 Chhattisgarh
    • 16 Goa
    • 17 Gujarat
    • 18 Haryana
    • 19 Himachal Pradesh
    • 110 Jammu and Kashmir
    • 111 Jharkhand
    • 112 Karnataka
    • 113 Kerala
    • 114 Madhya Pradesh
    • 115 Maharashtra
    • 116 Manipur
    • 117 Meghalaya
    • 118 Mizoram
    • 119 Nagaland
    • 120 Odisha
    • 121 Punjab
    • 122 Rajasthan
    • 123 Sikkim
    • 124 Tamil Nadu
    • 125 Telangana
    • 126 Tripura
    • 127 Uttar Pradesh
    • 128 Uttarakhand
    • 129 West Bengal
  • 2 Union Territories
    • 21 Andaman and Nicobar Islands
    • 22 Chandigarh
    • 23 Dadra and Nagar Haveli
    • 24 Daman and Diu
    • 25 Delhi
    • 26 Lakshadweep
    • 27 Puducherry
  • 3 Decommissioned
  • 4 See also
  • 5 References
  • 6 External links

States

Andhra Pradesh

  • Rajahmundry Central Prison
  • Nellore Central Prison
  • Kadapa Central Prison
  • Visakhapatnam Central Prison

Besides the above four central prisons, the state has 7 district jails, 99 sub-jails, a women's jail and an open jail

Arunachal Pradesh

The state has two district jails at Itanagar and at Tezu respectively

Assam

  • Guwahati Central Jail, Guwahati
  • Tezpur Central Jail, Sonitpur
  • Silchar Central Jail, Cachar
  • Dibrugarh Central Jail
  • Jorhat Central Jail
  • Nagaon Central Jail

Apart from the above-mentioned 6 central jails, Assam has 22 district jails, 1 sub-jail, an open jail and a special jail

Bihar

  • Gaya Central Jail near Rampur thana, Gaya
  • Beur Central Jail, Patna
  • Khudi Ram Bose,Central Jail Muzaffarpur, Muzaffarpur
  • Jubba Sahni Bhagalpur Central Jail, Bhagalpur
  • Motihari Central Jail
  • Purnea Central Jail
  • Buxar Central Jail
  • Jehanabad Central Jail at Kako, Jehanabad

The state also has 31 district jails, 17 sub-jails, a women's jail, an open jail and a special jail

Chhattisgarh

  • Raipur Central Jail, Raipur
  • Jagdalpur Central Jail, Jagdalpur
  • Bilaspur Central Jail, Bilaspur
  • Ambikapur Central Jail, Ambikapur
  • Durg Central Jail, Durg

Chhattisgarh also has 11 district jails and 12 sub-jails

Goa

  • Aguada Central Jail, Aguada

Goa also has one sub-jail which is in this case is a women's jail

A modern central jail is under construction at Colvale, Bardez Goa

Gujarat

  • Sabarmati Central Jail, Ahmedabad
  • Vadodara Central Prison, Vadodara
  • Rajkot Central Prison, Rajkot
  • Lajpor Central Prison, Surat

Gujarat also has 7 district jails, 11 sub-jails, a women's jail, 2 open jails and 2 special jails

Haryana

  • Central Jail, Ambala
  • Central Jail-I, Hisar
  • Central Jail-II, Hisar

Haryana also has 16 district jails

Himachal Pradesh

  • Model Central Jail, Kanda, Shimla
  • Model Central Jail, Nahan

Himachal Pradesh also has 2 district jails, 8 sub-jails, 1 borstal school and an open air jail

Jammu and Kashmir

  • Central Jail Kotbhalwal, Jammu
  • Srinagar Central Jail, Rainwari, Srinagar

The state also has 10 district jails and 2 sub-jails

To augment the capacity of jails, the Government is building new jails at Pulwama, Anantnag, Kishtwar, Kargil and DodaBhaderwah

Jharkhand

  • Birsa Munda Central Jail, Ranchi
  • LokNayak Jaiprakash Narayan Central Jail, Hazaribagh
  • Dumka Central Jail, Dumka
  • Central Jail, Ghaghidh, Jamshedpur
  • Central Jail, Palamu Daltonganj

Jharkhand also has 17 district jails, 5 sub-jails, 1 borstal school and an open jail

Karnataka

  • Central Prison, Bangalore
  • Central Prison, Belgaum
  • Central Prison, Bellary 1884
  • Central Prison, Bijapur 1888
  • Central Prison, Gulbarga
  • Central Prison, Mysore1862
  • Central Prison, Dharwad
  • Central Prison, Tumkur

Karnataka also has 19 district prisons, 70 sub-jails, 1 borstal school, 1 open jail, 2 special jails and 1 other jail Juvenile Jail

Kerala

  • Central Prison, Viyyur, Thrissur
  • Central Prison, Poojappura, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Central Prison, Kannur

Kerala also has 11 district jails, 16 sub-jails, 3 women's jail, 1 borstal school, 3 open jails, 16 special jails and 1 other jail

Madhya Pradesh

  • Central Jail, Indore
  • Central Jail, Gwalior
  • Central Jail, Guna
  • New Central Jail, Bhopal
  • Central Jail, Rewa
  • Central Jail, Satna
  • Central Jail, Ujjain
  • Central Jail, Sagar
  • Central Jail, Narsinghpur
  • Central Jail, Barwani
  • Central Jail, Hoshangabad

Madhya Pradesh also has 39 district jails, 72 sub-jails and an open jail

  • Central Jail, Jabalpur

Maharashtra

  • Arthur Road Jail, Mumbai
  • Harsul Central Jail, Aurangabad
  • Yerwada Central Jail, Pune
  • Nagpur Central Jail, Nagpur
  • Nashik Road Central Jail, Nashik
  • Taloja Central Jail, Kharghar
  • Kolhapur Central Prison, Kalamba
  • Thane Central Prison, Thane
  • Amaravati Central Prison, Amaravati

The state also has 28 district jails, 100 sub-jails, 1 women's jail, 1 borstal school, 13 open jails, 1 special jail and 1 other jail

Manipur

  • Manipur Central Jail, Imphal
  • Manipur Central Jail, Sajiwa

There are two district jails at Churachandpur and Chandel Both are non-functional

There is also a sub-jail at Jiribam which is temporarily closed

Meghalaya

Although the state has 4 district jails, it does not have any central jail

Mizoram

  • Aizawl Central Jail, Aizawl

The state also has 6 district jails

There are 2 district jails District Jail at Serchhip and District Jail at Mamit which are currently inoperative because of the lack of armed guards

Nagaland

  • Dimapur Central Jail, Dimapur

The state also has 10 district jails

Odisha

  • Baripada Circle Jail, Mayurbhanj
  • Berhampur Circle Jail, Ganjam
  • Choudwar Circle Jail, Cuttack
  • Koraput Circle Jail, Koraput
  • Sambalpur Circle Jail, Sambalpur

The state also has 9 district jails, 73 sub-jails, 1 women's jail, 1 open jail and 2 special jails

Punjab

  • Ferozpur Central Jail, Ferozpur
  • Patiala Central Jail, Patiala
  • Ludhiana Central Jail, Ludhiana
  • Amritsar Central Jail, Amritsar
  • Guradspur Central Jail, Gurdaspur
  • Bathinda Central Jail, Bathinda
  • Jalandhar Central Jail, Kapurthala
  • Faridkot Central Jail, Faridkot
  • Central Jail, Hoshiarpur

The state also has 7 district jails, 7 sub-jails, a women's jail in Ludhiana, a borstal school and an open jail

Construction work of new jails at Nabha and Mansa ws nearing completion as of mid-2016

Rajasthan

  • Jaipur Central Jail, Jaipur
  • Jodhpur Central Jail, Jodhpur
  • Central Jail, Udaipur
  • Central Jail, Bikaner
  • Central Jail, Ajmer
  • Central Jail, Kota
  • Central Jail, Bharatpur
  • Central Jail, Sri Ganganagar
  • Central Jail, Alwar

The state also has 24 district jails, 60 sub-jails, 2 women's jail, 1 borstal school, 29 open jails and a special jail

Sikkim

  • State Central Prison, Rongyek

The state also has a district prison at Namchi in South Sikkim

One more district prison at Omchung was proposed in 2005-06

Tamil Nadu

  • Coimbatore Central Prison, Coimbatore
  • Cuddalore Central Prison
  • Madurai Central Prison
  • Palayamkottai Central Prison
  • Puzhal Central Prison I, Puzhal
  • Puzhal Central Prison II, Puzhal
  • Tiruchirappalli Central Prison
  • Vellore Central Prison, Vellore
  • Salem Central Prison, Salem

The state also has 9 district jails, 96 sub-jails, 3 women's jails, 12 borstal schools, 3 open jails and 5 special jails

Telangana

  • Chanchalguda Central Jail, Hyderabad
  • Cherlapally Central Jail, Cherlapally
  • Warangal Central Jail, Warangal

The state also has 7 district jails, 33 sub-jails, a women's jail, a borstal school, 1 open jail and 4 special jails Telangana State Prisons Department introduced the Video Linkage System between prisons and courts for the first time in the country, which enabled the delivery of speedy justice to prisoners under trial

Tripura

  • Kendriya Sansodhanagar, Bishalgarh

The state also has 2 district jails and 10 sub-jails One women's jail also exists in the complex of Kendriya Sansodhanagar, Tripura, Bishalgarh A new district jail at Ambassa and a new sub-jail at Santirbazar will be opened in the near future

Uttar Pradesh

  • Naini Central Prison, Allahabad
  • Central Jail, Faizabad
  • Varanasi Jail, Varanasi
  • Fatehgarh Jail, Fatehgarh
  • Aawadha Central Jail, Faizabad
  • Bareilly Central Jail, Bareilly
  • Agra Jail, Agra

The state also has 57 district jails, 2 sub-jails, a women's jail and 2 special jails

Uttarakhand

  • Central Jail, Sitarganj, Udham Singh Nagar

The state also has 7 district jails, 2 sub-jails and an open jail

West Bengal

  • Central Jail, Jalpaiguri
  • Central Jail, Berhampore
  • Central Jail, Midnapore
  • Central Jail, Dum Dum, Kolkata
  • Alipore Jail, Kolkata
  • Central Jail, Presidency, Alipore, Kolkata
  • Central Jail, Burdwan

The state also has 12 district jails, 33 sub-jails, 1 women's jails, 2 open jails and 3 special jails

Union Territories

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Andaman and Nicobar Islands has 1 district jail, 3 sub-jails and a special jail

Chandigarh

  • Model Jail, Chandigarh

Dadra and Nagar Haveli

Dadra and Nagar Haveli has a sub-jail located at Silvassa

Daman and Diu

Daman and Diu has 2 special jails, one each at Daman and Diu

Delhi

  • Central Jail No 1, Tihar, New Delhi
  • Central Jail No 2, Tihar, New Delhi
  • Central Jail No 3, Tihar, New Delhi
  • Central Jail No 4, Tihar, New Delhi
  • Central Jail No 5, Tihar, New Delhi
  • Central Jail No 6, Tihar, New Delhi
  • Central Jail No 7, Tihar, New Delhi
  • Central Jail No 8/9, Tihar, New Delhi
  • Harsh Vihar Prisons Complex

Delhi also has 1 district jail and 1 women's jail

Lakshadweep

Union Territory Lakshadweep has 4 sub-jails

Puducherry

  • Central Prison, Kalapet, Puducherry

It also has 1 sub-jail and 2 special jails

Decommissioned

The following Indian prisons have been decommissioned and demolished:

  • Cellular Jail, Port Blair
  • Madras Central Prison, Chennai
  • Bankipur Central Jail, Patna
  • Freedom Park, Bangalore
  • Musheerabad Jail, Hyderabad
  • Viper Island, Andaman Islands
  • Central Jail, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
  • Ross Island Penal Colony, Port Blair

See also

  • Prisons in India

References

  1. ^ "Snapshots-2015" PDF wwwncrbin National Crime Records Bureau Retrieved 2016-11-09 
  2. ^ http://apprisonsgovin/central-prisonshtm
  3. ^ "Jails of Chattisgarh" jailcggovin Retrieved 2016-07-24 
  4. ^ "Goa Prisons" Inspector General of Prisons Retrieved 2016-07-24 
  5. ^ "Haryana Prisons" haryanaprisonsgovin Retrieved 2016-07-25 
  6. ^ "HP Prisons" admishpnicin Retrieved 2016-07-25 
  7. ^ "Directorate of Prisons, Government of Jammu & Kashmir" wwwjkprisonsorg Retrieved 2016-07-25 
  8. ^ "Directorate of Prisons, Government of Jammu & Kashmir" wwwjkprisonsorg Retrieved 2016-07-25 
  9. ^ a b c d Venkatesh, R "Confined to chaos at Central Jail" Deccan Herald, Bangalore Retrieved 8 March 2014 
  10. ^ "Karnataka Prisons" Retrieved 26 July 2016 
  11. ^ a b "Welcome to Prisons Department" Prison Department, Government of Mizoram, India Retrieved 27 July 2016 
  12. ^ "Disclosures Under Sec 4 of Right to Information Act 2005 Introduction" nlsicgovin Retrieved 2016-07-26 
  13. ^ "PRISON ADMINISTRATION AND CORRECTIONAL SERVICES" wwwhomeorissagovin Retrieved 2016-07-25 
  14. ^ "Department of Home Affairs and Justice" Government of Punjab, India Retrieved 27 July 2016 
  15. ^ "Prison population Statistics" Rajasthan Prisons Retrieved 28 July 2016 
  16. ^ "RTI Act - Category of Prisons" PDF Rajasthan Prisons Retrieved 28 July 2016 
  17. ^ "State Prisons, Government of Sikkim, India" Retrieved 28 July 2016 
  18. ^ "Report of State Govt committee on Omchung Jail miscalculation still awaited" Retrieved 28 July 2016 – via Sikkim Now! 
  19. ^ "Tamil Nadu Prison Department - Organisation Chart" wwwprisonstnnicin Retrieved 2016-07-25 
  20. ^ "TS Prisons Department" tsprisonsgovin Retrieved 2016-07-28 
  21. ^ "Telangana State Prison Department" Telangana State Prison Department Retrieved 29 July 2016 
  22. ^ "About Us | Directorate of Prisons" prisonstripuragovin Retrieved 2016-07-28 
  23. ^ "UP Prisons" upprisonsupnicin Retrieved 2016-07-28 
  24. ^ "'Patna has lost its charm'" B K Mishra,TNN The Times of India Patna 6 May 2012 Retrieved 29 May 2014 

External links

  • http://ePrisonsnicin/NPIP/Public/DashBoardaspx
  • http://ncrbnicin/StatPublications/PSI/Prison2015/PrisonStat2015htm

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