Sundargarh District-Jail

Sambalpur Circle

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Miss Laxmi Mukhi

Superintendent Office Tel.No :06622-272246
Joined Since December 7, 2018

Area of Jail

Inner Area LandAc.2.71
Area of Jail Garden/Outer Area LandAc.2.50 / Ac.7.35
Total Jail Area LandAc.12.560

Address of Jail

Superintendent of District Jail, Sundargarh
At/Po/Dist – Sundargarh
Pin- 770001


The main aim and objective of the institution is to detain a person who violets the law of the land under the orders of a competent authority empowered with such powers under the provision of law. But now-a-days the main object of the prison is to keep the prisoner in safe custody with institutional treatment for correction towards assimilating them into main stream of society as disciplined citizen. The Jail meant for confinement of all categories of prisoners both criminal and civil prisoners.

History of Jail

The Jail was established during the ‘Durbar Period’ in the year 1906.

Sanction Strength of Prisoners

Prisoners TypeActual StrengthPresent StrengthVacant
Male 333 428
Female 26 20(2)
Total 359 448(2)


Medical Facilities

  • A 06 bedded Hospital is available in the Jail for providing proper treatment to the inmates. The said Hospital is being managed with one Doctor and Pharmacist. In case of emergency the sick inmates are being sent to the District Head Quarter Hospital and nearby Medical College at Burla, as the case may be, as per the circumstances demands, for specialized treatment. Apart from this, office has also requested to the CDMO, Sundargarh for one whole time Psychiatrist from VIMSAR, Burla to visit the Jail at frequent intervals for rendering treatment to the Psychiatric & Drug addicted patients. Periodically Health Awareness programs, Eye Camp, HIV kits are provided to this Jail for rendering HIV rest of inmates by District Health Administration.

Education Facilities

  • A school is functioning inside the Jail in which one whole time teacher is posted. In the said School teaching up to M.E. standard has been provided to the illiterate & un-educated prisoners. But in case somebody prefers for any Higher Education, all facilities have been provided to the said inmates with the help of local NGO & IGNOU. But due to vacancy of the Teacher post the said work is being managed with the help of one educated prisoner.

Library Facilities

  • One Library is available I the Jail equipped with good numbers of Books of Mythological, Spiritual, Life History of Philosophers & Eminent persons, novels having good Moral values etc. Besides 02/03 numbers of New papers are being provided daily to the inmates in order to create and avenue for study atmosphere amongst the inmates and also dissociate them from evil thinking inside the Jail.

Important Places

  • Hospital ( Both Homeopathy & allopathy)
  • Collectorate
  • Court
  • Head Post office
  • SBI Main Branch
  • Municipality
  • Jagannath Temple
  • Samaleswari Temple Palace

Staff Pattern

Superintendent 01
Jail Medical Officer 01
Psychiatric 00
Jailor 01
Asst. Jailor 01
Prison Welfare Officer 01
Lady Prison Officer 00
Sub-Asst. Jailor 0
Asst. Binding Foreman 00
Junior Accountant 00
Junior Stenographer 00
Pharmacist 01
Teacher 01
Binder Grade-1 00
Tech Asst. 01
Chief Warder 06
Driver 00
Smith Instructor 00
Clerck-cum-Tupist 01
Tailor Master 00
Warder 26
Female Warder 04
Task Taker 00
Male Nursing Orderly 00
Peon 01
Sweeper 01
Ward attendant 00