Security & Management

Security and Management section is established to maintain the security system of prisons and also provide necessary trainings to the officials. To ensure the security, a security wall around most of the Jails in the Punjab Province is being made. To view the details, click here.


Key functions for security & management sections are given as under:

  • Surprise visits/annual inspections
  • Search operations
  • Disciplinary proceedings
  • Purchase of modern arms & equipments
  • Training of officers/officials
  • Construction of high security barracks/prisons
  • Installation of cellular jammers
  • Amendments in service rules
  • Recruitment of staff
  • Installation of PCO
  • CCTV cameras
  • Coordination with police department regarding enhancement of security of prisons in Punjab Jails
  • Mock exercises with the collaboration of police and allied departments
  • Threat alerts to jails / officers by name
  • Recruitment of staff through PPSC
  • Jail factory production    
  • Data collection for routine and annual audits

Future Objectives

  • Training programmes for officers/officials 
  • More security gadgets
  • Prisons management information system (PMIS)
  • Strengthening of field formations
  • Charter of duties of Regional DIGs – existing rule 889 (ii) is to be substituted