JUSTICE LAUNCHES AMRITSAR JAIL WEBSITE|
The Chief Justice interacting officers and Rotarians after launching the website
Hon’ble Mr. Justice Vijender Jain, Chief Justice, Punjab and Haryana High Court
visited Central Jail Amritsar on January 2, 2006. The chief Justice launched the
website of Amritsar Jail in the gracious presence of Justice K. S. Garewal, Administrative
Judge of Amritsar Sessions Division.
website can be accessed on www.amritsarprison.org,
where all the activities and recently initiated reforms can be viewed. The website
will not only give information about jail activities but also facilitate the relatives
of the inmates to book their interviews online. A feedback section has been provided
for suggestions for further improvements. The website has been prepared with the
Club Amritsar South.
Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh showing the layout of a new hostel complex to the Chief
on, The Chief Justice inaugurated the renovated Kaveri Block of this jail and
also laid the foundation stone of a model hostel building to be constructed on
the model provided by BPRD(Bureau of Police Research and development). The hostel
will accommodate 100 inmates with modern lavatory, kitchen and dining facility
including special section for sports facilities.
Chief justice also visited Women’s Vocational Centre, De-addiction centre and
Education block. He interacted with the prisoners and gave a compassionate hearing
to their grievances. He assured to expedite the cases of the undertrials especially
those related with old age women.
The Chief Justice after visiting De-addiction Centre
appreciated the ongoing reform process in Amritsar Jail and suggested that the
other jails should follow the reforms initiated by Amritsar Jail. At this occasion,
a cultural and religious programme was presented by the prisoners. Kunwar Vijay
Pratap Singh, DIG, Central Jail presented the vote of thanks and assured to implement
further reforms to improve the quality of life of the prisoners. Sh. Gurdev Singh,
District and Sessions Judge, Sh. Kirandeep Singh Bhullar, Deputy Commissioner,
Sh. Nawab Singh Registrar General of High court, Mr Varinder Aggarwal CJM, Sh.
Roop Kumar Superintendent of Jail, Swami Satyannadji of Chaturvidh Yog Ashram,
Rtn. Randeep Singh Arora, Rtn. Upkar Singh Sethi, Rtn. Surjit Sharma and Awan
Parashar are the prominent dignitaries who were present at this occasion.