Home (Prisons) Department
About the Department

List of subjects allocated Department wise


1. Establishment matter relating to Jails Department & Inspector General of Prisons Office.

2. Finance Commission – Upgradation of Standard of Jails Administration.

3. Boards of Visitors for all District Jails in the State.

4. Purchase Board Meeting.

5. Budget Matter relating to Jails.

6. Follow- up action regarding Supreme Court's Writ Petition for release of UTPs, special remission of sentence of prisoners on special occasions.

7. Schemes for Jails Reforms and Modernisation of Jails , constitution of Under Trial Prisonners’ Review Committee, etc.

8. Plan of action for construction of New District Jail Buildings at Nongstoin, Ampati, Khliehriat and Baghmara etc and Construction of the Central Jail at Shillong.

9. Model Prison Manual, its revision and Advisory Boards, etc.

10. Training of Jail Staff within India.

11. E- Prisons and Video Conferencing in all District Jails in the State.

12. Human Right Commissions and Court Matters.

13. Foreigners detained in District Jails.