• The Prisons Department of Kerala pays fair wages to prison inmates who are engaged in prison industry (carpentry, blacksmithy, tailoring, weaving, printing, binding, soap making, agricultural activities etc.).
  • The inmates of prisons are allotted work after taking into consideration their social background, educational qualification, physical ability and previous work experience, etc.
  • The daily wages range from Rs.63/- to Rs.230/- for normal task for one day.
  • Extra wages are being given for extra tasks at various rates.
  • Inamates of open prison who performs extra task on agricutural work s are being given special rates of wages.



Sri Rishi Raj Singh IPS

Sri. Rishi Raj Singh IPS 

Director General of Prisons
and Correctional Services

iAPS Prisons

Lock-up Report