All-women jail plan in Assam

July 2013
Telegraph (Calcutta, India);7/14/2013, p1
The article reports on the 2013 plans to construct two all-women jails in upper and lower Assam, India under phase II of the modernisation of prisons programme. Assam social welfare and prisons minister Akon Bora says the plan's primary aim is to provide a safer and more secure environment to women prisoners. He also comments on the ongoing installation of closed-circuit television in jails across the state.


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