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Statistics


Prisons :

Category of Prisons

Number

Central Prisons 9
Special Prison for Women 3
Borstal School 12
Special Sub Jails
(Men : 2  Women : 3)
5
District Jails 9
Sub Jails
(Men : 87 Women :8 )
95
Open Air Prison  3

Prison Population as on 07.04.2014.

Category

Male

Female

Total

Authorised Accommodation 

19778

2323

22101

Actual Prison Population

13334

615

13949

Category-wise Population :

(a) Convicts

4511

150

4661

(b) Under Trials

1762

26

1788

(c) Remand Prisoners

5228

396

5624

(d) T.P.D.A

1808

43

1851

(e) N.S.A.

10

       -

10

(f) COFEPOSA

7

       -

7

(g) Others

8

       -

8


Budget Details:

Budget Details for 2013-2014 (in Rupees)

Budget Estimate

17967.74 Lakhs

   

Expenditure on Prisoner  2012 - 2013 (in Rupees)

Diet

2028.65 Lakhs

Medicines

38.70 Lakhs

Transport Charges

4.61 Lakhs

Over Head & other Charges

13755.13 Lakhs


Industries

Industries : (2009- 2010)  (in Rupees)

No. of Prisoners Employed

1796

Value of Prison Made Articles produced during the year

2010-2011 - 389.51 lakhs

2011-2012 - 607.12 lakhs

2012- 2013 - 958 lakhs

Wages paid to the prisoners during the year

221.62 Lakhs


N.G.Os' Participation :

Prisoner's Education  and Vocational training:

  No. of prisoners studying as on 31.08.2008

... in the Prison School

127

... in Adult Education Programme

728

... Under graduate course

156

... Post graduate course

22

... M.Phil., /MCA course

7

... Computer course

72

... in Vocational training

2217

No. of Prisoners trained (2006 - 2007) 

Area Cup and Plate

60

Tailoring

105

Readymade Garments

20

Bakkery

12

Computer training             ( 31.03.2008 )

2280


Prisoners' Adalat as on 31.03.2008

No. of Prisoners benefited 

12250

Yoga and Meditation :    31.03.2008

No.of Prisoners participated 

59899

Health Check-up Camp

No. of Prisoners screened up to 31.12.2007

42355


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

No. of enquiries made by Probation Officers

Preliminary - 1546

Miscellaneous -5406

No. of inmates visited

Probationers - 24203

Others – 21274

No. of after care reports submitted

19219

Others – 662

No. of  attendance made to the courts                ...4881

Besides, a total of 2190 Prisoners were rehabilitated by arranging financial assistance to the tune of Rs.1063526/- through the Nationalized Banks and Private sources.

Additional Director General of Police (Prisons)
Tamil Nadu Prison Department
Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority Tower II
No-1, Gandhi Irwin 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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