How many prisons are there in Mumbai?

Which is the biggest jail in world?

The island is home to one of the world’s largest correctional institutions and mental institutions, and has been described as New York’s most well-known jail.

Rikers Island
Area 413.17 acres (167.20 ha)
Established 1932
Governing body New York City Department of Correction

Who is the jail minister of Maharashtra?

Maharashtra to start jail tourism from Jan 26: State home minister Anil Deshmukh. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar will inaugurate the jail tourism initiative at Yerawada Central Jail on the Republic Day, state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said in a press conference.

Where is taloja jail situated?

Taloja Central Jail is a prison near Taloja Panchnand railway station on the outskirts of Kharghar, a suburb of the city of Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra in India.

Which state in India has no jail?

7 states or union territories have no sub-jails, namely Arunachal Pradesh, Haryana, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Chandigarh and Delhi.

How many criminals are in jail in India?


Prison population total (including pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners) 478 600 at 31.12.2019 (National Crime Records Bureau)
Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population) 35 based on an estimated national population of 1,373 million at end of 2019 (from United Nations figures)
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Do prisoners get paid in India?

As per Prison Statistics India, a majority of the states have been paying less than Rs. 100 a day as wages for unskilled prisoners for the year 2019; while the benchmark of Rs. 100 as minimum wages was crossed in the country many years ago.