"Create peace and tranquility so that related Provincial departments and agencies can achieve the pre- determined objectives efficiently and effectively and thus move towards a civilized and welfare society where in the citizens enjoy their fundamental rights"
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A brief introduction to Prisons Department
Prisons System is a vital part of Criminal Justice System, the other being Police, Prosecution, Judiciary, Probation and Parole. Imprisonment of convicted criminals is aimed at their segregation from the peaceful society for correction and reformation in the custody of state authorities.
• Custody: Keeping inmates in safe place of confinement
• Care: Meeting basic needs (e.g. accommodation, food, medicines) of inmates
• Control: Maintaining order and discipline within the prison premises
• Correction: Motivating inmates through psychological, ethical, moral and vocational teachings to become useful and law-abiding citizens