Tihar Jail correctional programs will be replicated in JK prisons: DG Prisons V K Singh

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Srinagar, Jul 08 : V. K. Singh, IPS, Director General of Police (Prisons) J&K on Monday visited Tihar Jail. The purpose of this visit is to get acquainted with the best practices followed in Tihar Jail and also to get an idea about the infrastructure and security system in place.

At the onset, V. K. Singh had a meeting with Director General Tihar Jail – Ajay Kashyap, IPS during which various aspects of prison management were discussed. They also discussed the salient features of newly adopted Delhi Prison Rules, 2018. Later, he visited various manufacturing units of the Jail like carpentry, weaving, paper, apparel, chemical, bakery, spice, etc.

He also visited the school of art in Jail no 4. He observed the Prison Management System functional in Tihar to understand the impact of digitization on Prison Management.

Director General Prisons, J&K was impressed with the functioning of the Tihar jail. He said that Tihar Jail is doing some notable work in the field of corrections and some of its innovative/ progressive correctional programs will be replicated in the Jails of J&K for the welfare of prisoners.

 

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