Sonepur Sub-Jail

Sambalpur Circle

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Sri Satyanarayan Behera

Superintendent Office Tel.No :06654 – 220235
Joined Since June 21, 2019

Area of Jail

Inner Area Land9.825 Acres
Area of Jail Garden/Outer Area Land1.7 Acres
Total Jail Area Land1.9 Acres

Address of Jail

At- Sub-Jail, Sonepur
Po- Sonepur
Tel. No.- 06654 – 220235
District- Subarnapur


Sub-Jail, Sonepur came into existence in the state period. It is in Subarnapur district in the state of Odisha. This prison comes under Sambalpur prison circle. The scheduled capacity of the jail is 172 .i.e. Male =160 & Female=12. This jail is under surveillance of CCTV cameras 24x7. Sub-Jail, Sonepur is located in the heart of the town Sonepur. As some of the important govt. institutions are neighboring to jail like Hospital, Fire Station, and Court, that is why this prison has a geographical advantage.

History of Jail

Established in the state period

Sanction Strength of Prisoners

Prisoners TypeActual StrengthPresent StrengthVacant
Male 160
Female 12
Total 172


  •  Colour TV. Sets have been provided to the wards for the entertainment purpose of the inmates.
  • Carrom board, Chess and ludo have been provided as indoor games & Volley ball for outdoor.
  • The inmates are allowed to perform bhajan and kirtan inside the Jail on festive occasion.
  • They also practice meditation, yoga and exercise.

Important Places

  • Fire Station
  • Civil Court
  • Govt. Hospital
  • Tahsil Office
  • Forest Range Office
  • Municipality Office

Staff Pattern

Jailor-cum-Superintendent 01
Asst. Jailor 01
Sub-Asst. Jailor 01
Pharmacist 01
Medical Officer (Contractual) 01
Male Warder 08
Female Warder 02
Chief Warder 02
Sweeper 01