Implementation of Right to Information Act

The Right to Information Act 2005 has been fully implemented in the Department. The Deputy Inspector General of Prisons (Headquarters) is the State Appellant Authority. State Public Information Officer and State Assistant Public Information Officers are also been constituted.

In order to provide the information to the public expeditiously as provided in the law and to avoid unnecessary delay to provide information to the applicants, State Public Information Officers and State Assistant Public Information Officers in all Offices under the Prisons Department are noted below:

Sl.No Name of Office Designated State Public Information Officer Designated State Assistant Public Information Officer Appellate of Authority
1. Prisons Headquarters P.A to DGP&CS Senior Superintendent (General Section) DIG of Prisons (Headquarters)
2. Office of the Deputy Inspector General of Prisons (South Zone) & Director SICA DIG of Prisons, (South Zone) Manager, SICA DIG of Prisons (Headquarters)
3. Office of the Deputy Inspector General of Prisons (Central Zone) DIG of Prisons (Central Zone) Junior Superintendent DIG of Prisons (Headquarters)
4. Office of the Deputy Inspector General of Prisons (North Zone) DIG of Prisons (North Zone) Junior Superintendent DIG of Prisons (Headquarters)
5. Central Prison & Correctional Home, Poojappura,Thiruvananthapuram Superintendent Joint Superintendent (D) DIG of Prisons (South Zone)
6. Central Prison & Correctional Home,Viyyur, Thrissur Superintendent Joint Superintendent DIG of Prisons (Central Zone)
7. Central Prison & Correctional Home, Pallikkunnu, Kannur Superintendent Joint Superintendent (D) DIG of Prisons (North Zone)
8. Open Prison & Correctional Home, Nettukaltheri,Thiruvananthapuram Superintendent Joint Superintendent DIG of Prisons (South Zone)
9. Open Prison & Correctional Home, Cheemeni,Kasaragod Superintendent Join Superintendent DIG of Prisons (North Zone)
10. High Security Prison, Viyyur Superintendent Join Superintendent DIG of Prisons (Central Zone)
11. District Jail Thiruvananthapuram (Poojappura) Superintendent Deputy Superintendent DIG of Prisons (South Zone)
12. District Jail Kollam Superintendent Deputy Superintendent DIG of Prisons (South Zone)
13. District Jail Pathanamthitta Superintendent Deputy Prison Officer DIG of Prisons (South Zone)
14. District Jail Alappuzha Superintendent Assistant Superintendent Gr. II DIG of Prisons (South Zone)
15. District Jail Kottayam Superintendent Assistant Superintendent Gr. I DIG of Prisons (Central Zone)
16. District Jail Idukki (Muttom) Superintendent Assistant Superintendent Gr. I DIG of Prisons (Central Zone)
17. District Jail Ernakulam Superintendent Deputy Superintendent DIG of Prisons (Central Zone)
18. District Jail Thrissur (Viyyur) Superintendent Assistant Superintendent Gr. I DIG of Prisons (Central Zone)
19. District Jail Palakkad (Malampuzha) Superintendent Deputy Superintendent DIG of Prisons (North Zone)
20. District Jail Kozhikode Superintendent Deputy Superintendent DIG of Prisons (North Zone)
21. District Jail Wayanad (Mananthavady) Superintendent Deputy Prison Officer DIG of Prisons (North Zone)
22. District Jail Kannur Superintendent Assistant Superintendent Gr. I DIG of Prisons (North Zone)
23. District Jail Kasaragod (Hosdurg) Superintendent Assistant Superintendent (Sr) DIG of Prisons (North Zone)
24. Women Prison & Correctional Home, Thiruvananthapuram. Superintendent Female Assistant Superintendent Gr. I DIG of Prisons (South Zone)
25. Women Prison & Correctional Home, Viyyur Superintendent Deputy Superintendent DIG of Prisons (Central Zone)
26. Women Prison & Correctional Home, Kannur Superintendent Deputy Superintendent DIG of Prisons (North Zone)
27. Women Open Prison & Correctional Home, Poojappura Superintendent Assistant Superintendent Gr. I DIG of Prisons (South Zone)
28. Special Sub Jail Thiruvananthapuram (Poojappura) Superintendent Assistant Superintendent Gr. I DIG of Prisons (South Zone)
29. Special Sub Jail Neyyattinkara Superintendent Assistant Superintendent Gr. I DIG of Prisons (South Zone)
30. Special Sub Jail Kottarakkara Superintendent Deputy Prison Officer DIG of Prisons (South Zone)
31. Special Sub Jail Mavelikkara Superintendent Assistant Superintendent Gr. II (N.C) DIG of Prisons (South Zone)
32. Special Sub Jail Ponkunnam Superintendent Deputy Prison Officer DIG of Prisons (Central Zone)
33. Special Sub Jail Devikulam Superintendent Deputy Prison Officer DIG of Prisons (Central Zone)
34. Special Sub Jail Muvattupuzha Superintendent Deputy Prison Officer DIG of Prisons (Central Zone)
35. Special Sub Jail Irinjalakkuda Superintendent Assistant Superintendent Gr. II (N.C) DIG of Prisons (Central Zone)
36. Special Sub Jail Chittoor Superintendent Assistant Superintendent Gr. II DIG of Prisons (North Zone)
37. Special Sub Jail Manjeri Superintendent Deputy Prison Officer DIG of Prisons (North Zone)
38. Special Sub Jail Kozhikode Superintendent Assistant Superintendent Gr. I DIG of Prisons (North Zone)
39. Special Sub Jail Vythiri Superintendent Deputy Prison Officer DIG of Prisons (North Zone)
40. Special Sub Jail Kannur Superintendent Assistant Superintendent Gr. II DIG of Prisons (North Zone)
41. Special Sub Jail Thalassery Superintendent Assistant Superintendent Gr. I DIG of Prisons (North Zone)
42. Special Sub Jail Kasaragod Superintendent Deputy Prison Officer DIG of Prisons (North Zone)
43. Borstal School, Thrikkakara, Ernakulam  Superintendent Assistant Superintendent Gr. I DIG of Prisons (Central Zone)
44. Sub Jail Attingal Superintendent Deputy Prison Officer DIG of Prisons (South Zone)
45. Sub Jail Meenachil Superintendent Deputy Prison Officer DIG of Prisons (Central Zone)
46. Sub Jail Peerumade Superintendent Deputy Prison Officer DIG of Prisons (Central Zone)
47. Sub Jail Mattancherry Superintendent Deputy Prison Officer DIG of Prisons (Central Zone)
48. Sub Jail Ernakulam Superintendent Deputy Prison Officer DIG of Prisons (Central Zone)
49. Sub Jail Aluva Superintendent Deputy Prison Officer DIG of Prisons (Central Zone)
50. Sub Jail Chavakkad Superintendent Deputy Prison Officer DIG of Prisons (Central Zone)
51. Sub Jail Viyyur Superintendent Assistant Superintendent Gr. II DIG of Prisons (Central Zone)
52. Sub Jail Alathur Superintendent Deputy Prison Officer DIG of Prisons (North Zone)
53. Sub Jail Ottappalam Superintendent Deputy Prison Officer DIG of Prisons (North Zone)
54. Sub Jail Perinthalmanna Superintendent Deputy Prison Officer DIG of Prisons (North Zone)
55. Sub Jail Ponnani Superintendent Deputy Prison Officer DIG of Prisons (North Zone)
56. Sub Jail Tirur Superintendent Deputy Prison Officer DIG of Prisons (North Zone)
57. Sub Jail Koyilandy Superintendent Deputy Prison Officer DIG of Prisons (North Zone)
58. Sub Jail Vatakara Superintendent Deputy Prison Officer DIG of Prisons (North Zone)
59. Sub Jail Kannur Superintendent Deputy Prison Officer DIG of Prisons (North Zone)