Talcher Special Sub-Jail

Choudwar Circle

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Sri Dillip Kumar Behera

Superintendent Office Tel.No :06760-240284
Joined Since March 5, 2020

Area of Jail

Inner Area Land2.000 acre
Area of Jail Garden/Outer Area Land2.000 acre/3.305 acre
Total Jail Area Land7.305 acre

Address of Jail

Special Sub-Jail, Talcher, Near Bus stand
At/Po- Talcher Town
Talcher, Dist.- Angul.


The Special Sub-Jail, Talcher is situated at Talcher Municipality of Talcher Sub-Division of Angul District. The total area of jail land is 7.305 acre. This Special Sub-Jail consisting with 2 administrative Block, 08 nos male ward, 01 female ward. 01 VC hall, 01 dispensary, 01 dining hall, 01 workshop, 01 kitchen and 01 library. Schedule capacity of this special Sub-Jail is 149 (male-141, female-8).. There is a Garden about 2.000 acre in the vicinity of jail, four numbers of convict have been engaged for farming of different vegetables and one Jute mate industry is functioning by the inmates.

History of Jail

The Special Sub-Jail, Talcher has been established in the year 1892. The jail is situated near the Bus stand of Talcher Town.

Sanction Strength of Prisoners

Prisoners TypeActual StrengthPresent StrengthVacant
Male 141 130 11
Female 08 07 01
Total 149 137 12


  • The jail having Video Conferencing facilities for production of UTPs in the trying Hon’ble Courts. The entire jail is under the CCTV Surveillance which is monitoring by the Superintendent.
  • The District Committee Angul headed by the Hon’ble District & Sessions Judge, Angul, The District Magistrate & Collector , Angul, The Superintendent of Police, Angul & The Chief District Medical Officer, Angul are visiting the jail every quarter and the Addl. District & Sessions Judge, Talcher in every month to look after the health, hygiene, quality of food supplied to them & status of their cases etc.
  • The inmates have been provided playing materials like Volley Ball, Carom, Chess , Television sets for their entertainments. Besides this the Brahma Kumari Iswariya Biswabidyalaya, The Prison Ministry of India Organization are organising spiritual programme inside the jail to built the moral & social character among the inmates which motivate them to come into the main stream of the society.
  • The John Augustus Prison & Social Welfare Services, Athagarh, Cuttack distributed Study Book & Study Materials & Examination Fees to the children’s of inmates every year. Financial Assistance have been provided in every year to the poor family of the convict prisoner and Released prisoners for their assistance.

Important Places

  • Maa Hingula Temple

Staff Pattern

Senior Superintendent 00
Jail Medical Officer 01
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-I 00
Chief Warder 03
Driver 00
Smith Instructor 00
Clerk-cum-Typist 00
Tailor Master 00
Warder 13
Female Warder 02
Task Taker 00
Male Nursing Orderly 00
Peon 00
Sweeper 02
Ward Attendant 00