• 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.



Sri Rishi Raj Singh IPS

Sri. Rishi Raj Singh IPS 

Director General of Prisons
and Correctional Services

iAPS Prisons

Lock-up Report