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State Celebrates Prison Day

Bhubaneswar: The Prison Formation Day- 2022 has been celebrated in Special Jail, Bhubaneswar on Saturday.

DG Prisons & Director Correctional Services, Manoj Kumar Chhabra addressed the inmates.

Dr.Chhabra honoured the selected Officers and other staff with DG Disk on the occasion.

On the occasion certificates and prizes were distributed to the winners of different sports events organised among the prison inmates inside Bhubaneswar Special Jail.

The DG also encouraged about 87 prison inmates who have been engaged in different skill development training programmes inside the jail.

The DG inaugurated the Jail Community FM Radio Station, Library Room-cum- Skill development Centre Recreation and wall art, Jail Nursery on the occasion of Prison Foundation Day and felicitated the members of organisations like the Orange Cross, the Amulya Jeevan Foundation and RPRC.

Notably, different skill development programmes have been undertaken in almost all jails in Odisha for rehabilitation of jail inmates after their release from jail custody.

In Bhubaneswar Special Jail the inmates have been engaged in Blanket Unit, Food Processing Unit (Turmeric, Gram Flour, Atta, Mustard Oil) Unit, Phenyl (Black & White), Biofloc, Gardening etc. and getting their incentives.

In Circle Jail, Choudwar inmates have been engaged in Weaving, Tailoring, Durry, Phenyl (Black & White),Food Processing Fly Ash Brick, Gardening, Beauty Parlour training and welding unit.

 In other Circle Jails the inmates are also engaged in Weaving, Tailoring, Durry, Smithy, Dairy Farm, Vermicompost, Pisciculture, Gardening, Mushroom cultivation etc.

Besides in others district jails and Special Sub-Jails in Odisha Skill Development Training programmes are being organized for rehabilitation of jail inmates.

A sum of Rs. 65.81 Lakh has been deposited towards revenue from selling of jail products to the public through these skill developments training up to October, 2022.

The inmates of Bhubaneswar Special Jail presented a skit ‘Bandira Paribartan.’