Kozhikode

Slew of programmes launched at Kozhikode district jail

Rishiraj Singh, Director General of Prisons and Correctional Services, taking a look at CCTV footage at the Kozhikode district jail after inaugurating the system on Tuesday.   | Photo Credit: K. Ragesh

Director General of Prisons and Correctional Services Rishiraj Sigh launched a slew of programmes at the Kozhikode district jail on Tuesday.

He flagged off an ambulance for the prison’s use, initiated the planting of jackfruit saplings on the premises and opened a pisciculture initiative of inmates. Mr. Singh also inaugurated CCTV cameras and a coffee vending machine on the premises. He received a collection of 116 books from JCI Calicut City for the jail library and gave away certificates to eight inmates who completed a course in steel fabrication. Deputy Inspector General of Prisons (North Zone) Vinod Kumar M.K. presided over the event while ward councillor P.K. Nasar was the guest of honour.

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