Punjab Prisons


Punjab Jail Payment Portal is a service of the Punjab Prisons Department that allows inmates to pay their fines and fees online. The portal also provides information about the Punjab Jail Training School, the Punjab Prison’s Development Board and the Punjab Prisons Department.



At present, there are 26 functional prisons in Punjab of different categories. Besides, Punjab Jail Training School at Patiala has been playing a pivotal role in shaping and enhancing the professional competence of the prison cadre from the State as well as from the other North-Indian States.

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Government of the Punjab, Finance Department, Lahore vide Notification No.FD.PC.40-58/2019 (A) Dated 25th April, 2022 up-graded the post of Warder from BPS-5 to BPS-7, Head Warder from BPS-7 to BPS-9… Read More View All Major Initiatives Installation of PCOs in Jails Read More Punjab Prisons Foundation Read More Welfare of Prisons Staff Read More

Payment of Fines, Diyat and Arsh etc | Punjab Prisons

The prisoners who are confined in Punjab Jails only in lieu of fine, they are being obliged by managing the payment of there fines by the personal efforts of the Prisons Department. Statistics for the payment of fines, diyat and arsh etc. paid by Government/Philanthropists for the release of convicted prisoners confined in Punjab Jails in liue …

Jails in the Punjab | Punjab Prisons

New District Jail Rajanpur; Okara; Pakpattan; Khanewal; Sargodha; Shahpur; Sheikhupura; Sialkot; Toba Tek Singh; Vehari; Hafizabad; Bhakkar; Lodhran; Other Jails B.I. & J Jail Bahawalpur; B.I. & J Jail Faisalabad; Sub Jail, Chakwal; Sub Jail, Shujabad; Women Jail, Multan

Prisons Management Information System | PITB

The government of the Punjab felt the need to update prison records to strengthen the criminal justice system. PITB developed the Prisons Management Information System (PMIS) for this purpose. It was implemented in Lahore District Jail as a pilot project. Features. Enlisted below are the salient features of PMIS:

Introduction| PUNJAB PRISONS


Prisons Department Punjab was founded in the year 1854 and is governed by The Punjab Prison Act 1894 and Punjab Jail Manual 1996. This department bears the motto of Custody, … Payment of fair wages and other incentives. (i) Provide free legal aid to all needy prisoners. (j) Young offenders (between 16 to 21 years in the case of boys and 18 to …

New Punjab Prison Rules to focus on safe, secure custody of inmates


The newly drafted Punjab Prison Rules, 2021, lay emphasis not only on safe and secure custody of prisoners but also on other aspects, such as welfare, corrections and aftercare, which have…

Overview | Punjab Prisons

Punjab Prisons comprises Eight (8) regions namely Lahore, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Sargodha, Multan, Sahiwal, Bahawalpur and DG.Khan Region. A Deputy Inspector General of Prisons (BS-20) oversees each region.

Website of Punjab Prisons – National Portal of India

Website of Punjab Prisons. Prisons Department Punjab was founded in the year 1854 and is governed by The Punjab Prison Act 1894 and Punjab Jail Manual 1996. This department bears the motto of Custody, Care and Correction, and work progressively for achieving the mission of maintaining a balance between Security, Control and Justice.