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The Coffee Table Book of the Department of Prisons was launched by His Excellency, the Governor of Punjab and Administrator UT, Chandigarh Sh. V.P. Singh Badnore. Sh. Parimal Rai, IAS, Adviser to Administrator, Sh. K.K. Jindal, IAS, Secretary Personnel,  Sh. Tejinder Singh Luthra, IPS, Director General of Police UT, Chandigarh, Dr. O. P Mishra, IPS, Inspector General of Prisons, UT, Chandigarh accompanined him on the dias. 

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His Excellency, the Governor of Punjab and Administrator UT, Chandigarh Sh. V.P. Singh Badnore visited the Model Jail, Chandigarh for the inauguration of Rice Fortification Machine in the Anganwari Rasoi. Sh. Tejinder Singh Luthra, IPS Director General of Police UT, Chandigarh, Dr. O. P Mishra, IPS Inspector General of Prisons, UT, Chandigarh, Mrs. Samita Mankad, Principal Lead, Department of Food Safety and Standards, Delhi, Sh. K.K. Jindal, Secretary Personnel, Sh. B.L. Sharma, Secretary Social Welfare Department, Sh. Satish Kumar Jain, HCS, Addl. IG. Prisons UT, Chandigarh, Ms. Nishu Singhal, Director Social Welfare Department, Chandigarh and other officers were present on this occasion.

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His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar visited the Model Jail, Chandigarh on 05.11.2017 at 5.30 PM. Dr. O.P. Mishra, IPS Inspector General of Prisons, U.T., Chandigarh and Sh. Satish Kumar Jain, HCS, Addl. I.G. Prisons welcomed His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in the Jail. While addressing the inmates His Holiness called jail inmates “Jail Bandhu” not Bandi. He advised the inmates to do Yoga activities in the jail which is very helpful to reduce the stress level and living peaceful life. He also advised the inmates to take part in the spiritual activities in the jail and take part in the skill development activities. He also informed that the Art of Living organization will also help them in Skill Development activities.

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