Bhubaneawar, December 11: The Prison Formation Day-2022 was celebrated at the Jharpada Special Jail here on Sunday.
DG (Prisons & Director, Correctional Services) Dr. Manoj Kumar Chhabra, ADG Diptesh Kumar Pattanayak and DIG Subhakanta Mishra graced the occasion.
Dr. Chhabra felicitated selected officers and other staff with DG Disk for their remarkable work. Certificates and prizes were distributed to the winners of different sports events organised among the prison inmates inside the Jharpada Special Jail.
DG Chhabra also encouraged about 87 prison inmates who have been engaged in different skill development training programmes inside the jail.
He also inaugurated the Jail Community FM Radio Station, Library Room-cum-Skill development Centre Recreation and wall art, Jail Nursery on the occasion.
Different skill development programmes were also undertaken in almost all jails in Odisha for rehabilitation of jail inmates after their release from jail custody. In Bhubaneswar Special Jail, 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 Choudwar Circle Jail, 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 in the State, inmates are also engaged in Weaving, Tailoring, Durry, Smithy, Dairy Farm, Vermicompost, Pisciculture, Gardening, Mushroom cultivation etc.
A sum of Rs 65.81 lakh has been deposited towards revenue from selling of jail products to public through these Skill Developments Training upto October, 2022.
The auspicious day has been organised under the direct supervision of Jharpada Special Jail Superintendent Satyaprakash Swain.