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Statistics


Prisons :

Category of Prisons

Number

Central Prisons 9
Special Prison for Women 5
Borstal School 12
Special Sub Jails
(Men : 1  Women : 2)
3
District Jails 14
Sub Jails
(Men : 88 Women :8 )
96
Open Air Prison  3

Prison Population as on 13.05.2021. Occupency Rate-61.86%

Category

Male

Female

Total

Authorised Accommodation 

21044

2548

23592

Actual Prison Population

13985

611

14596

Category-wise Population :

(a) Convicts

4159

173

4332

(b) Under Trials

1122

59

1181

(c) Remand Prisoners

7208

349

7557

(d) T.P.D.A

1493

30

1523

(e) N.S.A.

-

       -

-

(f) COFEPOSA

-

       -

-

(g) Others

7

       -

7


Budget Details:

Budget Details for 2020-2021 (in Rupees)

Budget Estimate

37048.69 Lakhs

   

Expenditure on Prisoner  2020 - 2021 (in Rupees)

Diet

3882.11 Lakhs

Medicines

66.00 Lakhs

Transport Charges

17.00 Lakhs

Over Head & other Charges

30918.68 Lakhs


Industries

Industries : (2020- 2021)  (in Rupees)

No. of Prisoners Employed

2176

Value of Prison Made Articles produced during the year

2018-2019 - 7279.58 lakhs

2019-2020 - 7960.98 lakhs

2020- 2021 - 5910.43 lakhs

Wages paid to the prisoners during the year

2164.90 Lakhs


N.G.Os' Participation :

Prisoner's Education  and Vocational training:

  No. of prisoners studying as on 2019-2020

... in the Prison School

3933

... in Adult Education Programme

2925

... Under graduate course

109

... Post graduate course

-

... M.Phil., /MCA course

25

... Computer course

332

... in Vocational training

-

No. of Prisoners trained (2019 - 2020) 

Fitter

9

Electrician

19

Cutting and Sewing

37

Welder

13

Computer training            

20


Prisoners' Adalat as on 01.01.2016 to 31.05.2019

No. of Prisoners benefited 

3675

Yoga and Meditation :    01.01.2017

No.of Prisoners participated 

1,50,000

Health Check-up Camp

No. of Prisoners screened up to 01.01.2019

1,50,000


The details of work turned out by Probation Officers in the Probation Branch.

No. of enquiries made by Probation Officers

Preliminary - 1052

Miscellaneous -6820

No. of inmates visited

Probationers - 4721

Others – 13901

No. of after care reports submitted

4770

Others – 15186

No. of  attendance made to the courts                ...2581

Besides, a total of 76 Prisoners were rehabilitated by arranging financial assistance to the tune of Rs.3973500/- through the Nationalized Banks and Private sources.

Director General of Police/ Director General of Prisons and Correctional Services
Tamil Nadu Prisons and Correctional Services Department
Whannels Road, Egmore,
Chennai-600 008.

Phone: 91-44-28521512 ,
              91-44-28521306
Fax: 91-44-28585942
E-Mail: tnprison@gmail.com
         

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