Welcome to the Official website of Tamil Nadu Prison                      Prisoners are Wards of the State, not Slaves - Mahatma Gandhi.

Tamil Nadu Prison Rules 1983


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Prison is a vital arm of the Criminal Administration System. The Personnel of the Prison Department have the onerous task of protecting the Society from those incarcerated by due process of law.

The Penal system in the modern times has undergone several changes and the focus is now on Reformation and Rehabilitation and not retribution and punishment.

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Additional Director General of Police and Inspector General of Prisons
Whannels Road, Egmore, Chennai-600 008.
Phone: 91-44-28521512 ,   91-44-28521306
Fax: 91-44-28585942
E-Mail: tnprison@gmail.com


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