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Books and Newspapers are provided in all the Jails/Sub Jails of the State for improving the knowledge and recreation of inmates.


LITERACY
Prisoners lodged in the Jails are provided stationery articles at Govt. expense. In special circumstances, the prisoners are permitted to appear in academic examinations by granting them parole/furlough. The post of TGT & JBT is sanctioned in the department for better education.


TRAINING OF JAIL STAFF

The Jail Officers of the status of Superintendent Jail/Deputy Superintendent Jail/ Assistant Superintendent Jail and Head Warders/Warders are deputed to undergo in-service training at Sampurnanand Jail Training Institute Lucknow (U.P.) as there is no Jail Training Institution in the State. However, Jail Officers/Officials are also deputed for short term courses for 03 to 05 days duration to Regional Institute of Correctional Administration, Chandigarh and the Himachal Institute of Public Administration, Fair Lawns Shimla-171012.

FREE LEGAL AID FACILITY

The prisoners are provided copies of decisions by the respective Superintendent Jails at the Govt. expense for the purpose of filing appeals and petitions in the Hon’ble Courts of Law.
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