DG Prisons briefs Governor about capacity of J&K Jails

Straightline News Network

SRINAGAR, Sept 8:  Director General (DG) Prisons V.K. Singh called on Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.

Singh briefed Governor about functioning and the adequacy of the security arrangements in Prisons of J&K, issues relating to the adequacy of the number and existing capacity of the jails and the gaps in their day to day administration.

He also informed about prisoners welfare programmes being run in the jails. Governor stressed the importance of effectively ensuring the security arrangements in the jails, which must be run strictly as per prescriptions in the Jail Manual, adequate medical arrangements and the welfare of the prisoners being assured.