Jail Branch

Last Updated on: May 23, 2022

The Jail Branch of the Office of The Deputy Commissioner is entrusted with the overall administration of the District Jail, Haflong. The management of jails is a vital part of the district administration wherein utmost care must be taken to balance the philosophies of welfare and retribution. An Addl looks after this branch. Deputy Commissioner/Assistant Commissioner as per orders issued by the Deputy Commissioner and is assisted by a staff of the Jail Department as well as staff from the Deputy Commissioner's office.

Branch Functions

  • Management of logistics for day-to-day jail affairs
  • Monitoring & evaluation of welfare of inmates
  • Dealing with matters pertaining to the supply of jail provisions
  • Maintenance of accounts for the District Jail
  • Preparation of budget for jail administration
  • Liaisoning with the district police 
  • Conducting training and welfare programs for inmates as notified from time to time