Particulars of Organization, Functions & Duties
[Section-4 (1) (b) (i)]
1. Aim & Objective of the Organization:
The Organization's aim is to keep the convicts/ under trial Prisoners in proper and safe custody and to look after their all round care where they are confined in different prisons.
It is also the look out of the organization to see that the inmates confined in prisons are properly fed with the allotted amount provided by Government. Besides proper health are and sanitation are also looked after for safe stay of the prisoners.
Various vocations are provided to the convict Prisoners under different jail industries gardening & pisiculture. The inmates in jails are also being supplied with daily News papers, Magazines, Library Book, T.V sets, Fans, Carom Board, Ludo, Chess in order to provide for their entertainment and engagement.
Illiterate inmates are also being made literate by providing them study materials and engaging teachers for them. The inmates who desire to prosecute higher studies are given facilities by providing Text Books up to Matriculation and also in certain important jails such as Berhampur, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar study centers for higher education have also been opened through IGNOU in order to help desired inmates for carrying out their higher studies. Computer education is also provided in those Jails to the interested inmates.
Various NGOs have also extended their helping hand for providing study materials, Examination fees, to the inmates of the jails for their better education.
Many philanthropic organizations are also conducting Asan, Joga, Meditation and Spiritual discussion at regular intervals in almost all jails in order to bring psychological change and mental peace of the inmates.
Inmates of the Jail also get their incentive for their engagement in various jail industries, gardening and agriculture activities and pisiculture and keep their amount in their individual Pass Book which helps them after their from the jail.
2. Mission/ Vision:
The main vision of the organization is to reform the convicts in such a manner by giving them educations, training in jail Industries and gardening in such a way that after their release they are to be equipped with knowledge and Technique know so that they can establish themselves in the society and can mix in the main stream of the society and can be made self sufficient in order to earned livelihood for his family and for himself.
3. Brief History & Background for its Establishment:
In ancient society there were good people. After gradual growth of population the human race organized in various groups and was being ruled by their leaders. Gradually, those leaders aimed to enhance their boundaries and power with to administer the other group of people killing and imprisoned the enemies. Those imprisoned enemies were tortured in jails by inflicting various types of punishments. Gradually they were styled as "Raja's" "Maharaja's". Besides, the unruly citizens, the citizens who commit various types of crimes at that time were also being imprisoned in Jails and were tortured inhumanly.
After various evaluations of the society the present day rule has come in force where the various countries are being governed by majority vote and by the representatives of the people. In the present day society, much more importance is attached to Human Rights and Human dignity.
In view of the evolutionary change, changes have also been come in the prisons also. At resent when any person commits any crime in the society, thereafter due hearing inflicts punishment and confinement in jails. In jails there is no inhuman punishment which was earlier given and standard diets is also provided to the inmates.
The main aim of establishment the jails at present is to reform the inmates in various ways by giving them proper diet, education, engagement in various jail industries, gardening, providing them various types of entertainments.
Besides to bring changes in their mental attitude both psychologically and mentally and to make the inmates to be equipped well so as to establish himself in the society after release from jail & join the mainstream.
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