K e r a l P r i s o n s

Prisons Headquarters is situated at Poojappura, Thiruvananthapuram. Kerala Prisons & Corrcetional Services is headed by Director General of Prisons and Correctional Services who are being deputed by Goverment from IPS Cadre. He is assisted by Inspector General of Prisons / Deputy Inspector General of Prisons at Headquarters and by Deputy Inspector General of Prisons of South ,Central and North Zones. Administrative Officer and Senior Finance Officer are being posted on deputation basis at Prisons Headquarters to advise on Administrative and Financial matters respectively. Programme Officer is the Ministerial Head dealing with fund utilization under various modernization schemes. Chief Welfare Officer mainly deals with the programmes falling under Correctional Services with more emphasis on Welfare of prisoners. A Technical cell is functioning at Prison Headquarters to assist the department in technical matters and a State Prison Control Room is also functioning round the clock there to coordinate day-to-day operations.

Sri. Balram Kumar Upadhyay IPS

Director General of Prisons & Correctional Services

Kerala Prisons Headquarters, Poojappura, Thiruvananthapuram
Land Phone No.
0471- 2342532/ 2342161/ 2342162
Email keralaprisons@gov.in
Established Year  
Land Area In Central Prison & Correctional Home, Thiruvananthapuram Compound
Location Street Poojappura
Village Thycaud
Corporation / Municipality / Panchayath Municipal Corporation Thiruvananthapuram (Poojappura Ward)
Distance from Main Road 0 KM (Poojappura - Vazhuthacaud road)
Railway Station Thiruvananthapuram Central - 3.8 KM
Bus Station (K.S.R.T.C) Thiruvananthapuram Central - 3.8 KM
Air Port Trivandram International Airport - 8.9 KM
Staff Pattern
SL No. Designation Scale of pay No. Of Post
1 DG, P&CS IPS 1
2 DIG (HQ) 112800-163400 1
3 Senior Administrative Officer (Deputation) 95600-153200 1
4 Senior Finance Officer (Deputation) 95600-153200 1
5 Programme Officer 95600-153200 1
6 Chief Welfare Officer 95600-153200 1
7 Chief Audit Officer 59300-120900 1
8 PA to DGP 52200-115300 1
9 Accounts Officer 51400-110300 1
10 Senior Superintendent 51400-110300 3
11 Junior Superintendent 43400-91200 3
12 Head Clerk 39300-83000 5
13 Senior Clerk/ Clerk
35600-75400 / 26500-60700
14 Attender 23700-52600 1
15 Office Attendant 23000-50200 7