Home and Jail Minister Bala Bachchan and Medical Education AYUSH and Culture Minister Dr. Vijayalakshmi Sadhau today laid foundation stone for the construction of a watch-tower including 4 male barracks and one female barrack to be built at Barwani Central Jail at a cost of about 4 crores. The minister also inaugurated the newly constructed circuit house costing more than 3 crore on the hill opposite the Central School. Jail Minister Bala Bachchan announced to increase the amount of 45 rupees per day to 48 rupees in the land-worship program.
Bala Bachchan that due to the status of Central Jail, the number of detainees in Barwani Jail has more than doubled
He said that due to the status of Central Jail, the number of detainees in Barwani Jail has more than doubled. The barracks being constructed will facilitate the detention. He said that 24-hour security personnel will be able to keep a close watch inside and outside the jail from the octagonal watch-tower being constructed for the security of the prisoners. Director General of Jail Sanjay Chaudhary and MLAs Prem Singh Patel, Gyarsilal Rawat, Ms. Chandrabhaga Kirade and District Panchayat President Mrs. Latadevi Rawat and Ramesh Chauhan and Deputy Inspector General of Jail Sanjay Pandey were present in the program.