Bhubaneswar: Special Jail, Bhubaneswar has received ISO Certification for excellence in Skill Development, Stress Management for the prisoners, occupational abilities of prisoners, food processing units and cleanliness and hygiene of Jail.
Minister of Home, Captain Divya Shankar Mishra handed over ISO •9001 Certified. the Superintendent, Special Jail, Bhubaneswar awarded by the auditing Agency Threat Sv5 Technologies.
DG Prisons, Santosh Upadhyaya, who has been pursuing improvement of standards quality, technology, timeliness under 5T Charter Graced the occasion.
The ISO Certificate has been issued to Special Jail, Bhubaneswar for maintaining excellence in various sector of management.
The ISO Certification is a visionary improvement technique for improving the standards of working in the jail.
The Jail, being reforming institution, improvement in above parameter:, will help in the process of reforming the prisoners and the society in the long run The performance of the Jail, under above parameters has been audited by an independent body and the standards of working of Special Jail have been found to be high standard for above parameters under 5T model.
It has been planned to improve the performance, standard of jail and it has been decided that 10 jails of Odisha will work to the hilt to improve the performance standards to obtain ISO certifications.
Minister visited Production Unit within the jail premises and he discussed with DG of Prisons, Santosh Kumar Upadhyaya, regarding branding and marketing of products made by inmates under MSME Sector as there is a shortage of quality products in the market.
Minister Captain Mishra told jail officers and staffs that many of the jail inmates are here due to situational factors leading to the crime, so we should be sensitive towards them and work on the reformation of them as jail is not a punishment center but a reformation center.
Minister interacted with some of the female prisoners, listened to them and advised them to meditate, have peace in mind and to be positive in life. It will help them in dealing with this difficult situation.