Namchi, Jan 23 (IPR)
MLA Namthang Rateypani Constituency cum Chairman of Board of District Prison, Namchi Tilu Gurung chaired the annual coordination meeting of the Board of Visitors in Boomtar Jail, Namchi today. The meeting was also attended by DC (South) Prabhakar Verma alongside ACF Namchi TshetenTashi Lepcha, DMS (Namchi District Hospital) Dr S.N. Adhikari, other officials of line department, Panchayats, Prison staff and administrative members.
At the onset of the program, the Ms. Gurung and the officials inspected the female and the male wards, kitchen and the newly upgraded wards of the prison. During the course of inspection, the Chairperson briefly interacted with the Under Trial prisoners (UTP). Ms. Gurung, also expressed her satisfaction over the maintenance of cleanliness and urged the UTPs to inculcate the healthy habit of reading, teaching, skill development and positive motivation. She also assured to provide books for them.
Superintendent of Prison Arjun Kumar Tamang also highlighted on the importance of this meeting of which the sole focus is look after the benefit of Prison and the Under Trials at large. He also requested the concerned department officials to work in tandem with regards to prison related work. He also put forth demands like green houses, a periodical lineman, fulfillment of the shortage of manpower and construction of Sarva Dharma Mandir for the Under Trials.
Furthermore, the Chairperson and DC (South) inaugurated the Dining Hall and other developed infrastructure of District Prison, Namchi.