Bhadrak Special Sub-Jail

Baripada Circle

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Shri Dileswar Jena

Superintendent Office Tel.No :06784-251524
Joined Since January 3, 2021

Area of Jail

Inner Area Land1 acres
Area of Jail Garden/Outer Area Lando.29 acres
Total Jail Area Land1.29 acres

Address of Jail

AT-Savan Bazar
PO- Bhadrak


The Special Sub-Jail, Bhadrak is only one Jail in the newly created Bhadrak District of Odisha.The total area of the Jail land is1.29 acres. There are 08 male Wards 01 female ward and 04 segregation wards for accommodation of prisoner. This Jail is receiving UTPs from 17 Police Station of Bhadrak District which are under the Jurisdiction of District Court, Bkhadrak.The UTPs of this Jail are facing trial in the local Court at Bhadrak as well as in the Court of J.M.F.C Chandabali, J.M.F.C, Dhamanar and in the Court at Basudevpur. OFFICE TELEPHONE NO- 06784-251524 E-MAIL ID- SCHEDULE CAPACITY- Male-160 Female-06 Total-166. Category wise Schedule capacity:- Male convicts -79, Female Convict- 03 Male UTP-69 Female UTP-03 Others Male -12

History of Jail

The Special Sub-Jail, Bhadrak was established in the year 1915 in pre-Impendence period .It is situated in the middle of the Bhadrak towm at Ward No-11 of Bhadrak Municipality. This Sub-Jail has been declared as Special Sub-Jail as it has accommodation facilities of both convict and Under Trial Prisoner. It has two separate Convict Ward for accommodation of Convicted Prisoners. This Jail is a highly populated Special Sub-Jail among other five Special Sub-Jail of Odisha.During freedom movement many freedom fighters of undivided Balasore District and of Bhadrak locality were arrested and detained in this Jail by the British Govt.

Sanction Strength of Prisoners

Prisoners TypeActual StrengthPresent StrengthVacant
Male 160 326
Female 06 17
Total 166 343


  • Health care Facility-One dispensary with single Bed Facility is available in this Jail for day to day health care of inmates
  • One Contractual doctor and one regular Pharmacist are engaged to look after the Health care of the inmates round the clock
  • Welfare and entertainment Facilities-One land line telephone is available exclusively for prisoners in order to facilities them to contact with their family members and legal advisers
  • There daily Odia newspaper “The Prameya,The Sambad and the Pragatibadi’’are subscribed for reading of inmates
  • One jail library having number of books and journal are available for reading of inmates. All male female wards have been supplied colour T.V with cable connection facilities for entertainment of prisoners
  • In addition to this Carom, Chess,Ludo etc are provided to the inmates for their entertainment
  • Musical Instrucment are also provided to the inmates for Bhajan Kirtan
  • The V.C System has been introduced in this Jail under e-court project for production of UTPs before their trial Court
  • E-mulakat system has been introduced in this Jail w.e.f 20.03.2020 as per order of the Home Department Govt. of Odisha.
  • Legal Aid Facilitie:- One Jail legal Aid Clinic has been functioning in this Jail since January-2016 to provide necessary legal advice to the inmates

Important Places

  • Dhamara port – The Dhamra Port is one of the important place of Bhadrak district which is situated on the shore of the Bay of Bengal about 80 kilometres from the Bhadrak Town.
  • Eram- It is one of the famous place of sacrifice (Sahid pitha) located at about 35 km away from Bhadrak town under Basudevpur tahasil of Bhadrak District.
  • BABA AKHANDALAMANI TEMPLE- It is situated on the bank of River Baitarani, at about 40 K.M form Bhadrak Town.
  • MAA BHADRA KALI – One of the famous temple of Goddess Bhadrakali is located in the outskirts of the revenue village Aharapada at about 14 K.M from Bhadrak Town.

Staff Pattern

Jail Medical Officer(contractual) 01
Superintendent 00
Jailor 01
Asst. jailor 01
Sub Asst. jailor 02
Pharmacist 01
Teacher 01
Chief Warder 03
Warder 23
Female Warder 02
Sweeper 01