Baripada Circle Jail

Baripada Circle

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Sri Pradipta Kumar Behera

Superintendent Office Tel.No :06792-260633
Joined Since February 18, 2020

Area of Jail

Inner Area LandAC 7.44 DC
Area of Jail Garden/Outer Area LandAC 15.98 DC
Total Jail Area LandAC 67.66 DC

Address of Jail

AT- Circle Jail Baripada
PO- Bhanjpur
PS- Baripada Town
DIST- Mayurbhanj
PIN- 757001


This Circle Jail, Baripada was established in the year of 1885. It is one of the oldest Jail in the state. It is in the District of Mayurbhanj, Odisha. As it is a Circle Jail, two District Jails, one Special Sub-Jail and nine Sub-Jails are coming under its jurisdiction.

History of Jail

This Circle Jail, Baripada was established in the year of 1885. It is one of the oldest Jail in the state. This Jail having AC 35.38 DC of cultivation land, within it two small ponds are there. The convict inmates are producing seasonal vegetables and cultivating paddy. In this Circle Jail a manufacturing unit is running since a long day deal with production of different products. The different units are weaving unit, tailoring unit, phenyl making unit, durry making unit, fly ash bricks making unit over and above the sabai grass unit. The different products made up from sabai grass are very appreciable all over India. Using the two ponds this jail is collecting good revenue from fish cultivation.

Sanction Strength of Prisoners

Prisoners TypeActual StrengthPresent StrengthVacant
Male 544 578 -34
Female 47 28 27-7
Total 591 598


  • This jail consists of 22 nos. of Male wards, 4 nos. of Female wards and 17 nos. of cells
  • A 30 bed indoor hospital is also going on inside the jail
  • There are 84 CCTV cameras installed to ensure security of the premises
  • There is also installed a modernised Video Conference system for production of inmates before Court by avoiding social contacts in pandemic COVID- 19 period

Important Places

  • Simlipal National Park
  • Barehipani waterfall
  • Joranda waterfall
  • Devkund
  • Sitakund waterfall
  • Kichakeswari Temple
  • Maa Ambika Temple, etc.

Staff Pattern

Senior Superintendent 01
Jail Medical Officer 01
Medical Officer 01
Jailor 01
Asst. jailor 03
Prison Welfare Officer 01
Lady Prison Welfare Officer 01
Sub Asst. jailor 05
Asst. Binding Foreman 00
Junior Accountant 01
Junior Stenographer 01
Pharmacist 01
Teacher 01
Binder Grade-I 00
Chief Warder 06
Driver 01
Smith Instructor 00
Clerk-cum-Typist 01
Tailor Master 00
Warder 64
Female Warder 06
Task Taker 00
Male Nursing Orderly 01
Peon 01
Sweeper 02
Ward Attendant 00
Weaving Instructor 01
Clerk-cum-Typist ( P. W. O. ) 01
Peon ( P.W.O.) ( 01 M + 01 F) 02