BUILDINGS:

​Most of the prison buildings and staff quarters were constructed during the British Regime. They are old and are deprived of timely repairs and renovations due to perennial paucity of funds and they are in dilapidated conditions. Efforts are on to get adequate funds under the P.W.D Budget Head for carrying out these works.

24.1 Budget allotted during 2016-17 under the head of account 4059-80-051-0-03 prisons 132 Capital Outlay is as below:-

Works Rs in Lakhs
Construction of New Prison at Shimoga 5,50,00,000.00
5,50,00,000.00
1,87,25,000.00
2,29,74,000.00
Construction of New Sub Jail at Haliyala 50,00,000.00
50,00,000.00
Construction of Compound Wall at New Central Prison Bhantwala (Mangaluru) by PWD 2,00,00,000.00
Land acquisation for Construction of Officers/Staff Qtrs at Koppal 12,75,000.00

2059-80-051-0-08 Jails 200 Maintenance

Works Rs in Lakhs
· Improvement to basic amenities at PTI Mysuru 50,00,000.00
· Improvement to basic amenities at Women Central Prison Tumkur 10,00,000.00
· Improvement to basic amenities at Central Prison Belguam 12,50,000.00
· Improvement to basic amenities at District Prison Madikeri 7,50,000.00
· Improvement to basic amenities at District Prison Bagalkote 10,00,000.00
· Improvement to basic amenities at District Prison Udupi 10,00,000.00
· Construction of Compound at Central prison Bangalore 1,00,00,000.00

4216-01-700-2-10 Jails 386 Construction

Works Rs in Lakhs
Construction of New Officers/Staff Qtrs at Shimoga 5,00,00,000.00

Administrative Approvals have been accorded to the following works under 2056-00-101-0-01 Jails 200 Maintenance

Sl.No. Component
1. Building repair and construction of compound wall at CP. Gulbarga
2. Rewiring of electrical components and installation of Panel board at DP. Mandya,
3. Electrical repair of Attibele Quarters at bangalore, at CP.Bangalore,
4. Repairs of staff quarters at Taluk Sub Jail Chintamani,
5. Repairs of staff quarters and painting work at Dp. Madikeri,
6. Repair of Sump, outside jail premises at CP, Vijayapura,
7. Repair and renovation work at OAJ Devanahalli,
8. Renovation of Interview room and other repair works at CP. Dharwad,
9. Construction of new generator room for generator at Taluk sub jail Hubli,
10. Repairs and renovation DP. Udupi, by PWD Udupi
11. Repair of room which is beside interview room and construction of shed for KSISI at CP. Ballari,by PWD ballari

24. SHIFTING OF DISTRICT PRISON, SHIMOGA TO OUTSKIRTS OF CITY :

Government has accorded permission to shift existing District Prison at Shimoga to outskirts of the city. Shivamogga Central Prison is a modren prison with an accommodation for 600 prisoners at an estimated cost of Rs 50.17 Crore for Jail Building and Rs 25.59 Crore for Staff quarters. Works are under final stages of completion and prison will be made functional during 2017-18.

24.3 CONSTRUCTION OF TWO SEPARATE ANNEXES NEAR BANGALORE CENTRAL PRISON:

It is proposed to construct two number annexes (Convict & Women) at Central Prison, Bangalore in order to provide adequate accommodation to inmates for which Government in its order No: HD 251 PRA 2010 dated : 25.2.2011 has accorded administrative approval and sanctioned necessary funds. Works of construction of two separate annexes is under progress.

24(4) . SHIFTING OF PRISONS TO OUTSKIRTS OF THE CITY:

It was decided to shift prisons viz District Prison, Mangalore, Bidar and Central Prison Bijapur which are located in the heart of city to city outskirts.

The land sanctioned for construction of new jails at various places are as under :

Place Area sanctioned
· Central Prison Bijapur 40.00 acres
· District Prison Mangalore 63.89 acres
· District Prison Bidar 49.00 acres

Lands have been identified to construct and shift the existing prisons and the concerned departments has to accord sanction for those lands.

1. 10 acres of land has been identified for construction of new taluka sub jail at Sagar





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