Archive : 2010 2009 2008



Three Cell phone Jammers were installed at a cost of approximately Rs 70 lakhs. Hon'ble Home Minister Sri E Valsaraj inaugurated the Jammers. Jammers  have the capability to block signals of cell phones and 3G phones. These are state of Art Machines  developed by  Bharat Electronics limited. Public Works Department provided Towers for installation of Jammers.



Prisoners Welfare Day was celebrated on Gandhi Jayanthi. Prisoners who competed against each other in many sports activities such as Volleyball, Carrom, Chess , singing and painting were given prizes.

One ex-inmate of Central prison Thiru Pandian arranged for food at his own cost. He has been doing this for last 20 years since his release on Good Conduct. He has adopted Gandhian Prinsiples and is an example for inmates.

Inmate Ambrose presented a pencil sketch of Mahatma Gandhi to IGP on the Occasssion.


With a view to ensure Zero Discharge , Decentralised Waste Water Tretement Plant is under construction at Central Prison. The treated water could be used for Toilet and bathing purposes as well as horticulture.


Three Prisonsers convicted with imprisonment for three months for an offence of possessing cell phone inside Central Prison Puducherry by Judicial Magistrate -I Puducherry Distrcit Court.


Video Conferencing Equipment is being installed by National Informatics Centre Puducherry at 9 locations to over all the four regions i.e. Puducherry Central Prison. Puducherry Cour, Karaikal Subjail and Court, Mahe and Yanam Subjails and Court and IGP chamber. This system would be compatible with  Video Conferencing System available with TamilNadu based on ISDN lines. Courts and Prisons in TamilNadu can also be connected. The system is under testing and  will be inaugurated soon.


Wireless Communication system has been installed in Central Prison Puducherry. Frequency Allocation is awaited fro Govt of India.


Isha Yoga Foundation  conducted yoga training programme for inmates  for a week.


X-Ray Baggage Scanner installed at Central Prison Puducherry.It was inaugurated by Thiru E Valsaraj , Home Minister Puducherry. The function was attended to by Chief Secretary Sri R Chandramohan IAS.  

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