Jammu & Kashmir

High-security prison to come up in JK, 204 Kanals of state land acquired

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Srinagar: The administration of Jammu and Kashmir is planning to construct a high-security prison that will be equipped with modern gadgets for security and surveillance.

The Department of Revenue has transferred 204 Kanals of state land to the Prison Department for the establishment of JK’s first-ever high-security prison.

“Sanction is hereby accorded to the transfer of state land measuring 204 Kanal 16 Marla bearing Khasra numbers 917/896(43 Kanal 7 Marla), 596/2(13 Kanal 1 Marla), 600(93 Kanal 12 Marla), 601(06 kanal 18 Marla), 607(09 Kanal 12 Marla),606(8 Kanal 1 Marla), 608 (25 kanal, 01 Marla and 597( 05 kanal, 4 Marla), situated at village Dhar Dharochan, Tehsil Bhalwal, district Jammu in favour of the Prison department for the establishment of a high-security prison,” reads an order issued by the Revenue Department.

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