Jammu, November 4: Sh.V. K. Singh, Director General of Police, Prisons, Fire and Emergency, met Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu at the Raj Bhavan here today.
Sh. Singh briefed Lt. Governor about functioning and the adequacy of the security arrangements in prisons of Jammu and Kashmir, issues relating to the number and existing capacity of the jails and the gaps in their day-to-day administration. He also informed Lt. Governor about prisoner’s welfare programmes being run in the jails.
Lt. Governor stressed the importance of effectively ensuring the security arrangements in the jails, which, he said, must be run as per prescriptions in the jail manual, and adequate medical arrangements and the welfare of the prisoners be assured. Lt. Governor advised Sh. Singh to generate awareness regarding adherence to fire safety norms in all public buildings.