Rourkela Special Jail

Sambalpur Circle

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Sri Jeevan Singh Munda

Superintendent Office Tel.No :0661-2401695
Joined Since January 6, 2021

Area of Jail

Inner Area Land7.655 Acres.
Area of Jail Garden/Outer Area Land8.495 Acres.
Total Jail Area Land16.150 Acres.

Address of Jail

Special Jail, Rourkela
At- Rourkel- Po – Rourkela – 4
Dist. Sundargarh, Pin – 769004


The Special Jail, Rourkela is situated in the middle of the Smart City, Rourkela in between Chhend & Basanti Colony in front of the Utkalamani Gopabandhu Institute of Engineering, Rourkela in the District of Sundargarh, Orissa. It is established in the Year 1965 having an area of 16.150 Acres. It is one of the high securities Jail among the Jails of Odisha. The total area is covered with a boundary. Every moment one can reach to this Special Jail, Rourkela due to good communication facilities. This Special Jail, Rourkela has strength of total 802 inmates (789 Male + 13 Female).

History of Jail

It is one of the Special Jail amongst the total 02 nos. of Special Jail in Odisha. It is established in the Year 1965. Many hard-core criminals were kept in this Jail in future as it is one of the High Security Jail in Jails of Odisha.

Sanction Strength of Prisoners

Prisoners TypeActual StrengthPresent StrengthVacant
Male 789 501 288
Female 13 18 00
Total 802 519 288


  • There is a telephone booth for the inmates for contacting their family members
  • Indoor sports item like – Carrom, Ludo, Chess and outdoor sports items like Volleyball, kabaddi are provided to the inmates for their enjoyment
  • Yoga, Spiritual programmes, Melodies are conducted for the inmates
  • There is a canteen for the inmates where they can buy dry fruits, sweets, snacks etc.
  • A dining hall is available for recreation
  • Chapati making machine is available for the inmates
  • Water purifier along with chillier, Geezer, Organic compost machine are also available

Important Places

  • Hanuman Vatika
  • Utkalamani Gopabandhu Institute of Engineering.
  • A.V School.

Staff Pattern

Superintendent 01
Jail Medical Officer 01
Jailor 01
Asst. jailor 02
Prison Welfare Officer 01
Sub Asst. jailor 02
Pharmacist 01
Teacher 01
Chief Warder 06
Driver 01
Clerk-cum-Typist 02
Warder 36
Female Warder 04
Peon 02
Sweeper 01