Nagpur: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has expressed his content over amends in 30 rules and regulations in existing jail manual which existed since the times of British. He informed that the Central Government too had come up with a new Jail Manual. Some of the rules and regulations are also incorporated in the New State Jail Manual.
He opined that the new Jail Manual safeguards the interests of the jail inmates and helps in reformation and rehabilitation of the jail inmates. He also opined that advanced technology is being introduced even in the Prison department. The new Video Conferencing is aiding in quicker decision making and conveying orders to the officials of various jails.
He said that justice has been done for many jail inmates. For good behaviour many jail inmates who have completed more than 50 % of their sentence too have been released. He added that the work of installation of CCTVs in various jails is in full swing.