Frequently Asked Questions

1.What is the vision of the Prisons Department?

1.Providing safe and secure detention of the inmates committed to prison custody and maintaining dignified living conditions in prisons.
2.Providing for the reformation and rehabilitation and welfare of inmates.
3.Engaging inmates in various vocational, spiritual, educational activities so that they become useful citizen of the country after their release.

2.What is the organization set up of Prisons Department?

1.The Director General & Inspector General of Prisons, Karnataka is the Head of the Prison Department.
2.He is assisted by Additional Director General and Deputy Inspector General of Prisons.
3.A Medical Officer heads the Medical Administration of all Jails. He is assisted by para-medical staff.

3.What is the Postal address of the Head office?


Additional Director General of Police and Inspector General of Prisons
No.4 , Seshadri Road ,
Bangalore 560 009,
Fax No:22267290


Disclaimer:Contents provided by Department of Prisons, Govt. of Karnataka

Last updated:18th Nov 2014

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