High-security prison and largest jail in the state of Maharashtra, and also one of the largest prisons in South Asia.
Situated in Pune, it also has Yerwada Open Jail just outside the Yerwada Central jail within the campus.
The campus is spread over 512 acres.
Many famous personalities like Mahatma Gandhi have been jailed here during the Indian independence movement in 1930s and 1940s. It houses over 3,600 prisoners (2005) spread over various barracks and security zones.
Located in Tiruvallur near Chennai.
One of the largest prison complexes in India.
Puzhal Central jail has the capacity of 3000 prisoners and began operational from year 2006.
The prison complex occupies an area corresponding to 212 acres (0.86 km2).
It comprises three complexes of buildings:
Puzhal Prison I for remand prisoners,
Puzhal Prison II for convicts and
Special Prison for women.
Located in Rajahmundry, India.
In 1602, the Dutch constructed a fort in Rajahmundry. The British empire converted it into a jail in 1864, and then elevated it to a central jail in 1870. The jail is spread over 196 acres (79 ha) out of which the buildings occupy 37.24 acres (15.07 ha).
Located at Naini, near Allahabad, is one of most important prison, and Correctional Institution in Uttar Pradesh, built during the British Raj.
It a open jail with high security area with the capacity of 3000 prisoners.