Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Prisons department in collaboration with CAUSE-NGO organized Dawat-e-Iftaar at Central Jail Srinagar.

Director General of Police & Prisons J&K Dilbag Singh IPS was the chief guest on the occasion.

“The jail authorities are putting in their best efforts to ensure stress-free life inside the prisons and towards this many steps are being taken. Psychiatric consultations, yoga meditation, art therapy, sports and cultural activities are a regular feature of all the jails,” Dilbagh Singh said, adding that the jails are by and large tobacco and drug free.

Principal District & Sessions Judge Srinagar Sh Abdul Rashid, DIG Prisons Dr M. S. Lone, Prof. Raes Qadri Dean Students Welfare University of Kashmir, Dr Showkat Shafi, Dy Director DIQA, KU,   Zubair Rashid, Patron CAUSE, Senior Prison and police officers were also present on the occasion.

 Superintendent Central Jail Mukesh Kakkar appreciated the efforts of CAUSE NGO for reaching out to the jail inmates and also thanked DGP Police & Prisons, and other dignitaries for gracing the occasion.

Mental health and drug de-addiction awareness programme for the jail inmates was held, official ssiad.


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