SRINAGAR, Sept 7: V. K. Singh, DG Prisons, called on Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.
Singh briefed Governor about functioning and the adequacy of the security arrangements in Prisons of J&K, issues relating to the adequacy of the number and existing capacity of the jails and the gaps in their day to day administration. He also informed about prisoners welfare programmes being run in the jails.
Governor stressed the importance of effectively ensuring the security arrangements in the jails, which must be run strictly as per prescriptions in the Jail Manual, adequate medical arrangements and the welfare of the prisoners being assured.
Prof. Ravindra Kumar Sinha, Vice-Chancellor, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University also met Governor and briefed him about its functioning and about various administrative and academic issues of urgent importance.
Governor emphasised the importance of continuing hard work by the faculty and students for achieving the highest standards in teaching, research and extra-curricular activities. He wished Prof. Sinha a successful tenure.