Balasore District Jail

Baripada Circle

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Sri Sujit Kumar Raula

Superintendent Office Tel.No :06782-262101
Joined Since March 12, 2020

Area of Jail

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Area of Jail Garden/Outer Area LandNot Provided
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Address of Jail

District Jail Balasore
At/P.O- Balasore
Odisha, Pin -756001


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History of Jail

District Jail, Balasore is one of the oldest Jails in our state. It was established in the year 1847 during the British era. Many reknowned freedom fighters were incarcerated in this Jail during the British rule . The noted among them was Bagha Jatin, whose memorial is built in this Jail. The total area of the Jail land is 19.278 acres .The record of right is available in favour of Home Department. There is no encroachment of the Jail land, out of which 05 acres of land is utilized for gardening purposes . Seasonal vegetables and paddy cultivated there. Paddy and vegetables are being supplied to Jail kitchen, balance sold to public and sale proceeds deposited to Govt. Treasury. The capacity of the Jail is 480, prisoners of which 222 are convicts and 258 under trials. As it is a District Jail a manufactory department is there inside the Jail comprising of smithy, weaving and tailoring units.

Sanction Strength of Prisoners

Prisoners TypeActual StrengthPresent StrengthVacant
Male 458 501
Female 22 21 01
Total 480 522 01


  • Library
  • T.V
  • Ludu
  • Carom
  • Chess
  • Volly ball etc

Important Places

  • Chandipur on sea
  • Khirachora Gopinath Temple

Staff Pattern

Superintendent 01
Jail Medical Officer 01
Jailor 01
Asst. Jailor 02
Prison Welfare Officer 01
Sub Asst. Jailor 03
Pharmacist 01
Teacher 01
Smith Instructor 01
Technical Assistant 01
Clerk-cum-Typist 02
Chief Warder 06
Warder 36
Female Warder 04
Male Nursing Orderly 01
Peon 02
Sweeper 03