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1. One Barrack each in Jails of Kanda, Nahan, Solan, Mandi, Dharmshala and Chamba got declared for the purpose of housing inmates entitled for Open Air Jail facility. This concept is successfully implemented for the first time in the country in Dharmshala and Chamba Jails and will be implemented in other Jails in the State after selection/verification from the DMs. and SPs.

2. Provided Doordarshan (DTH) facility for all Jail inmates.

3. Computers were provided to all Jails in the State and data was uploaded after implementing ePrison Software.

4. HIV/AIDS awareness camps were organized in Jails for voluntary testing of HIV/ AIDS.

5. Arrangements were made for Yoga/Meditation Camps/Cultural Programmes, legal aid Camps and spiritual discourses in the Prisons.

6. Music systems were provided and PT, Jogging and Bhajans in Jails were introduced to reduce stress level of prisoners.

7. Prisoners were encouraged to pursue National Open School Programmes, IGNOU programmes and other Skill Development Programmes.

8. Verification by DM and SP of Jail inmates seeking parole will now be done once in three years instead of each times of parole.

9. For the first time Prison Stalls were established at Kullu Dusshehra, Rampur Lavi, Renuka Fair and Red Cross Fair etc. for the sale of products manufactured by the prisoners i.e. Furniture and Wooden products, Shawls, Carpets, Pine Needle Products, Blankets etc.

10. Diaries have started functioning at Kanda and Nahan Jails.

11. Canteens have been established inside all Jails of HP.

12. For the first time Video Conferencing between citizens and prison inmates has been started.
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