The first high security prison in the State was opened at Viyyur on July 03, 2019. The Jail, constructed with state-of-the-art security facilities, has the capacity to house 600 prisoners. It has 192 cells. The three-storey building is situated in a nine-acre compound and has an administrative block. A body scanner has been installed at the prison as part of the security arrangements. A biometric fingerprint lock system is also in place for the entry and exit of staff and others. Cells have been built in such a manner that the inmates in the other cells will not see each other. CCTV cameras have been installed in all cells and premises.

  High Security Prison, Viyyur
 

Land Phone No.

0487-2326070, 2326400

Email

hsp.vyr.prisons@kerala.gov.in

 

Established Year

Inaugurated in 2016 and started functioning on 3rd July 2019

 

Land Area

11 Acre

 

Location

Street

Viyyur

Village

Viyyur

Corporation/ Municipality/Panchayath

Thrissur Corporation

Important Institutions near Jail with distance

Police Station

Viyyur- 2.9 KM

(0487-2327502)

Fire Station

Thrissur-6 KM

(0487-2423650)

Court

Court Complex, Ayyanthol, Thrissur- 7KM

Railway Station

Thrissur-6 KM

(0487-2423150)

KSRTC Bus Station

6 KM

Taluk Hospital

District Hospital

Thrissur-5 KM

(0487-2427383)

Medical College

Hospital

Mulankunnathukavu Medical College Hospital Thrissur-8 KM

(0487-2200310)

Distance from main road

1 KM

 

Number of Cells

Barrack

Nil

Cells

195

 

Authorised accommodation capacity of the Jail

535

 

Average no of Prisoners

125

 

Production units working in Jail

NIL

Sri. B. Sunil Kumar

Superintendent,
High Security Prison
Viyyur

+91 9446899561

  Staff Pattern
SL No. Designation Scale of Pay No of Posts

1

Superintendent

(Central Prison/Open Prison)

95600-153200

01

2

Joint Superintendent

63700-123700

01

3

Deputy Superintendent

55200-115300

01

4

Medical Officer

55200-115300

01

5

Welfare officer Gr-II

63700-123700

01

6

Senior Superintendent

51400-110300

01

7

Assistant Superintendent Gr-I

43400-91200

03

8

Assistant Superintendent Gr-II

41300-87000

03

9

Prison Officer

37400-79000

01

10

Gate Keeper

35600-75400

01

11

Deputy Prison Officer

37400-79000

08

12

Assistant Prison Officer

27900-63700

31

13

Plumber

25100-57900

01

14

Electrician

25100-57900

01

15

Instrumentation Assistant

16180-29180

01

16

Staff Nurse Gr-II

39300-83000

02

17

Pharmacist

31100-66800

01

18

Lab Technician

37400-79000

01

19

Clerk

26500-60700

02