Nari Bandi Niketan District Jail

Sambalpur Circle

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Smt. Runibala Dei

Superintendent Office Tel.No :0663-2548179
Joined Since December 28, 2018

Area of Jail

Inner Area Land1Acre
Area of Jail Garden/Outer Area Land50Dec
Total Jail Area Land1Acre

Address of Jail

Nari Bandi Niketan, Sambalpur
At./P.o- Bhutapada Chowk
P.S- Dhanupali
Dist- Sambalpur
Pin-768001, Odisha


This female Jail named as Naribandi Niketan, was established at Sambalpur during the year 1994 . It is one of the important unit of the Home Dept. Govt. Of Odisha & functions under the administrative control of the D.G. of Prisons & D.C.S. Odisha, Bhubaneswar. This institution is originally meant for confinement ofall classes of female prisoners sentenced to imprisonment and to detained local under trial female prisoners for their trial before the judicial & Executive Magistrates.

History of Jail

The main aim of this institution is ensuring safe custody of the female prisoners as per the provisions of Odisha jail Manual. Being the only one female prison in the state Special feature is to give vocational training to the female inmates which will facilitate them to maintain their livelihood after their release from jail. This Organization consist of Supervisory female staff headed by one Chief Matron ( Superintendent) one Matron, one Asst. Matron, and female guarding staff comprising of 02 Chief warder and 08 Warder. Besides that there is one female Craft Instructress, one female tailoring Instructress to give vocational training to the inmates. one lady teacher is also posted to make the illiterate prisoners literate and to assist in future higher study. Except that there is a lady regular pharmacist posted to look after the health care of prisoners and one lady Doctor from the D.H.Q. Hospital Sambalpur also attends the prisoners once in a week under the direction of CDMO Sambalpur as per the provision of Govt.

Sanction Strength of Prisoners

Prisoners TypeActual StrengthPresent StrengthVacant
Male 00 00 00
Female 55 23 with one child
Total 55 23


  • Recreational as well as entertainment facilities are available in this jail by providing them 04 nos. of LED T.V. ( 43”) with cable connection, and indoor & outdoor games like Ludoo, chess, Ring Ball, Badminton sets have also provided to them for their recreational activities and musical system like one set of D.V.D. player with mythological cassettes and mythological Books such as, Sreemad Vagawat Gita, Ramayan, odiaya Bhagabat, Siba Puran, Bibel etc
  • Have also available for their morning and evening prayer. Except that musical Instruments such as one Home Theatre, 05 pair Kartal,one brass Ghanta, and 04 pairs brass Ghanti and Gini and two nos. of tambourine, 04 pairs of Jhunjhuni and Jhinka have also available in this jail
  • Except that six nos. of room Air Cooler are also available for female prisoners day to day use
  • Except that all the inmates are provided with Bed Cots, Bed sheets, pillow cover , prison Durry, Mosquito Nets, clothing materials, sanitary Napkins, Bathing Soaps, detergent powder , shampoo, hair oil, Tooth paste , brush and tongue cleaner etc to keep them neat and clean

Important Places

  • Circuit House
  • O.T.D.C Office & Zilla School etc

Staff Pattern

Superintendent( Chief Matron) 01
Jail Medical Officer 00
Psychiatric 00
Jailor/Matron 01
Asst. Jailor/Asst. Matron 01
Prison Welfare Officer 00
Lady Prison Welfare Officer 00
Sub Asst. jailor 00
Asst. Binding Foreman 00
Junior Accountant 00
Junior Stenographer 00
Pharmacist 01
Teacher 01
Binder Grade-I 00
Chief Warder 02
Driver 00
Smith Instructor 00
Clerk-cum-Typist 00
Tailor Master 01
Warder 00
Female Warder 08
Task Taker 00
Male Nursing Orderly 00
Peon 00
Extra Temporary Sweeper 01
Ward Attendant 00