Bonaigarh Special Sub-Jail

Sambalpur Circle

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Sri Laxmikanta Dhangada Majhi

Superintendent Office Tel.No :06626-244424
Joined Since June 7, 2019

Area of Jail

Inner Area Land
Area of Jail Garden/Outer Area Land2 .000 Acres jail Garden
Total Jail Area Land25.060 Acres

Address of Jail

Special Sub Jail, Bonaigarh
At- Bonaigarh
Dist- Sundargarh
Pin-770038 (Odisha)


Jail is a correctional institution used to detain person who are in lawful custody of state. It includes both under trials and convict it is a place or institution in which a accused is kept isolated from the society and family. It is most important component of Criminal Justice System which lead to rehabilitation of Offender. Earlier concept of Jail imprisonment was retribution but modern concept was reformation, rehabilitation and correction etc.

History of Jail

This Jail is Known as Special Sub-Jail, Bonaigarh. This Jail was constructed on 1913. It is consisting 10 nos of ward along with one female ward and two nos of cell.

Sanction Strength of Prisoners

Prisoners TypeActual StrengthPresent StrengthVacant
Male 222
Female 16
Total 238


  • Sanitation : Thirty Nine Nos. of septic latrines and Fourteen No’s Commode latrine for male and two Nos. for female prisoners are available inside the Jail. More over 23 Nos. of septic latrines are available in all wards for use by the inmates during night hours. Besides that 25 (twenty five) no’s bath rooms are available.
  • Water Supply : At present the water is being provided to the prisoners to inside the Jail from three no’s of deep bore well which is adequate as well as 04 no’s of Aqua guards and one Freezer-cum-Aqua guard have been installed inside the Jail for inmates.
  • Electricity :  All the wards are electrified with Cooler & fans are provided inside the wards. One Silent Generator has been installed for power supply during current failure.
  • Diet:  The dietary and Misc. articles required for the inmates are procured through annual contract system and managed by the panchayat council.
  • Medical Treatment:  The Jail Medical is managed by the Pharmacist of this Jail as per advice of the part time Medical Officer from Sub-Divisional Hospital, Bonai and also shifted to outside Hospital when necessary.
  • Education:  The literacy drive is being taken up by the Jail by regular classes for which one convict Prisoner Narayan Behera has been engaged to literate the illiterate Prisoners.
  • Welfare Activities:  The prisoners are provided with one musical system, 10 no’s Television sets, Five Carrom, Chase, Ludu, Football, and Volley ball. Periodical competition of Volley ball, Carrom and Chase are being organised. A separate telephone has been provided for use by the inmates to contact their family members as well as advocates.

Important Places

  • Khandadhar Water Fall
  • Bonai
  • Rourkela
  • Sundargarh

Staff Pattern

Senior Superintendent 00
Jail Medical Officer 00
Psychiatric 00
Jailor 01
Asst. Jailor 01
Prison Welfare Officer 00
Lady Prison Welfare Officer 00
Sub Asst. Jailor 01
Asst. Binding Foreman 00
Junior Accountant 00
Junior Stenographer 00
Pharmacist 01
Teacher 01
Binder Grade-1 00
Chief Warder 01
Driver 00
Smith Instructor 00
Clerk-cum-Typist 00
Tailor Master 00
Warder 18
Female Warder 02
Task Taker 00
Male Nursing Orderly 00
Peon 00
Peon 01
Ward Attachment 00