K e r a l P r i s o n s
  • Chief Welfare Officer at Prison Headquarters, Regional Welfare Officers at each region, Welfare Officers at major Prisons and officers who is in charge at other Prisons, are appointed to coordinate the welfare activities for the inmates at the prisons, regions and state level.
  • Healthy competitions in various sports and games, arts and literature are conducted in Prisons.
  • Yoga and the related programmes are conducted in association with Governmental / Non-Governmental organizations.
  • Integrated Counselling and Testing Centers Viz., "Jyothis" services are provided in all Jails under Kerala State AIDS Control Society. These centers conduct testing for a number of diseases including HIV and render counselling to the prisoners regarding the diseases.
  • Library, Newspapers, Television, FM Radio, Canteen services are provided to the prisoners in all the Jails.
  • Closed Circuit Tele Vision (CCTV) is installed in all the jails to facilitate accountability and security.
  • Major cultural, religious and national days are celebrated with sumptuous meals and cultural activities.
  • Jail Welfare Day celebrations are conducted once in every year and various games sports / games and literal/cultural progrmmes are arranged for the prisoners in all Jails.
  • Recreational facilities in terms of indoor (Caroms, Chess, Snake & Ladder, Ludo etc.) are provided to the prisoners in all Jails and outdoor (Volley Ball, Basket Ball, Badminton etc.) games are also provided to the prisoners in Jails which have sufficent space.
  • The welfare activities carried out in various jails are given due importance and promptly reported in major print / visual / social medias.