Home Act & Rules Welfare Activities
  • Welfare Officers are appointed to co-ordinate the welfare activities for the inmates besides the Chief Welfare Officer at Headquarters to monitor state level co-ordination.
  • Welfare Officers act as counselors to prisoners, so as to adjust themselves to the prison atmosphere.
  • Institutional treatments such as correctional, educational, vocational, religious, cultural, moral activities are being given.
  • Healthy Competitions in sports and games are being conducted among prisoners inside jail and between jails.
  • Programme of inmates talented in various Arts are being arranged to public with a view to resocialise them.
  • Yoga and Art of living classes are being arranged.
  • Integrated Counseling and Testing Centres viz., “Jyothis” are functioning in Six Jails under  Kerala State AIDS Control Society. These centers conduct testing for a number of diseases including HIV and render counseling to the prisoners.
  • Telivision and FM Radio System have been installed in all the prisons in the state.
  • CCTV have been installed in all the major jails.
  • Well equipped library facilities are available in all the jails in the state.
  • Prisoner's Canteens are available in all the major jails.
  • Jail Day Celebrations are being conducted every year for paving way to enhance the physical and cultural abilities of the prisoners in all jails.
  • Facilities for indoor and outdoor games including volley ball, basket ball, shuttle badminton, etc. are available in jails.




Director General of Prisons
and Correctional Services

iAPS Prisons

Lock-up Report