Bissam Cuttack Sub-Jail

Koraput Circle

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Sri Hemanta Kumar Sethy

Superintendent Office Tel.No : 9437320981
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Area of Jail

Inner Area Land
Area of Jail Garden/Outer Area Land
Total Jail Area Land

Address of Jail



History of Jail

In a view to reduce the overcrowding of inmates at the Sub-Jail, Gunupur and to facilitate the Judicial Justice System to the local people in conflict with law coming under the Jurisdiction of 04 (Four) Police Stations such as Bissam-Cuttack P.s., Muniguda P.S, Chandrapur P.S. and Ambadala P.S. the Govt. of Odisha decided to open a new Jail at Bissam Cuttack about 60(Sixty) Kilometer from the District Head Quarter Raygada and about 65 Kilometer from Sum-Divisional Head-Quarter Gunupur as proposed by Directorate of Prisons and Correctional Services, Odisha, Bhubaneswar. The total area of this Jail land 5 acres. The Construction work of this Jail was completed in the year- 2007 by the Odisha State Police Housing Board and inaugurated on Dt.14.11.2007 by the then Hon’ble Collector & D.M. Sri. Bhaskar J. Sharma,(I.A.S) , the Superintendent of Police - Sri Asish Singh( I.P.S), Local M.L.A Sri Dambaru Dhar Ulaka and Senior Superintendent of Circle Jail, Berhampur Sri Bankim Ch, Mohanty. But confinement of inmates was started on Dt. 08.02.2008 after admission 25 (twenty five) numbers of prisoners being transfer from Sub-Jail, Gunupur, Dist-Rayagada, State-Odisha. The jail having One Administrative Block, one Superintendent office, One Asst. Jailor chamber , One Godown, One computer room having all facilities. There are 6 nos. of Male ward and 2 nos. of Female ward along with one kitchen, One VC Hall, One Hospital, One writer office. Sri Asish kumar Sinha was the First incumbent to take over the charge as the Jailor- cum-Superintendent of this Jail. Sri Sanjay Kumar Verma was the first Assistant Jailor. The staff strength of this institution is as follows.

Sanction Strength of Prisoners

Prisoners TypeActual StrengthPresent StrengthVacant
Male 221 76 145
Female 50 04 46
Total 271 80 191


  • The inmates ate provided to telephone facilities to contact their family members and advocates as & when required.
  • The Jail area is under CCTV surveillance to watch the activities of the harden criminal & Naxalite prisoners which monitor by the Jail Superintendent.
  • The inmates are provided volley ball, carom, Ludu , Chess, ring ball,Television sets for  their entrainment.
  • The inmates confined here are provided with adequate facilities for correction, reformation and rehabilitation.
  • They are guided with the preaching of Brahma Kumari Biswa Bidyalaya, a spiritual organization for mental upliftment.
  • Some of the inmates are facilitate with prayer regularly on every Sunday with the guidance of One cleric from the Church, Muniguda as Christianity is also established in the locality.
  • The convicts with long term sentences are allowed to avail Furlough  and Parole Leave with prior sanction of District administration so that they can spent some times with the affectionate one at the odd hour such as illness, demise of their family member or happy moment such as  marriage ceremony.
  • The convicts are also provided with financial assistance from time to time to rehabilitate their family member financially in terms of opening of micro industries or animal husbandry or agriculture.

Important Places


Staff Pattern

Jailor-cum-Superintendent 01
Medical Officer 01
Assistant Jailor 01
Pharmacist 01
Head Warder 01
Male Warder 01
Female Warder 10
Extra Temporary Sweeper 02