Category of Correctional Homes in West Bengal
There are altogether 60 correctional homes in West Bengal
There are altogether 60 correctional homes in West Bengal which can be broadly categorized as shown below:
- Central CHs 08 Presidency, Alipore, DumDum, Berhampore, Midnapore, Jalpaiguri, Burdwan, Balurghat.
District CHs 12 Howrah, Hooghly, Krishnanagar, Suri, Purulia, Bankura, Malda, Raiganj, Darjeeling, Coochbehar, Alipurduar, Kalimpong district HQs.
Special CHs 05 Asansol, Siliguri, Purulia, Barrackpore, Jhargram.
Subsidiary CHs 30 In the Sub-divisions.
Open Air CHs 04 Lalgola, Durgapur, Raiganj, Midnapore.
Women’s CHs 01 Alipore, Kolkata (exclusively for women prisoners)