Modern facilities for inmates of correctional home
Kolkata: Baruipur Central Correctional Home (BCCH) has come up with several modern facilities for the inmates, as well as foolproof security for them. The state Correctional Administration (CA) department has developed the BCCH as a model correctional home which was inaugurated by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee last year.
A senior official of the CA department that the inmates are getting three star facilities in the Baruipur central correctional home. Two televisions have been set up on two opposite sides of walls so that the inmates can enjoy various TV programmes.
Chicken, fish and eggs are provided to the inmates on respective days. The BCCH has already been equipped with several facilities like a modern kitchen, a big dining space and more space for the inmates. The inmates of the Alipore Central Correctional Home (ACCH) were already shifted to Baruipur. Some more facilities are coming up.
To ensure enough security and for better surveillance, a large number of CCTVs have been installed at Baruipur central correctional home. The CA department has given special emphasis on security at BCCH and have taken all possible measures for a fooproof security mechanism. According to a senior official of the department, steps are being taken to develop all the correctional homes along the line of BCCH. There are plans to set up gymnasium and separate infrastructure for playing games like hockey, football and badminton in other correctional homes. There will be facilities of a library and also an auditorium for holding workshops for the inmates.