Crime

Capacity of Prisons in Nepal

 

Provinces District Official Capacity Extended Capacity Total Capacity
Province 1 Taplejung 50   50
  Panchthar 65   65
  Ilam 55 400 455
  Jhapa 270 30 300
  Morang 300   300
  Sunsari 500 1000 1500
  Dhankuta 25 15 40
  Terhathum 30   30
  Sankhuwasabha 55   55
  Bhojpur 40   40
  Solukhumbu 25   25
  Okhaldhunga 30   30
  Khotang 30 96 126
  Udayapur 40   40
  Total 1515 1541 3056
Province 2 Saptari 125 30 155
  Siraha 150   150
  Dhanusa     0
  Mahottari 150 50 200
  Sarlahi 100   100
  Rautahat 100   100
  Bara     0
  Parsa 1000   1000
  Total 1625 80 1705
Province 3 Sindhuli 50   50
  Ramechhap 50 50 100
  Dolakha 36   36
  Sindhupalchok 80 70 150
  Kavrepalanchok 75   75
  Lalitpur 250   250
  Bhaktapur     0
  Kathmandu 1500   1500
  Kathmandu, Dillibazaar 215 85 300
  Nuwakot 50 30 80
  Rasuwa 15 35 50
  Dhading 55   55
  Makwanpur 35 300 335
  Chitawan 85 140 225
  Total 2496 710 3206
Province 4 Gorkha 20 30 50
  Lamjung 35   35
  Tanahu 25 30 55
  Syangja 50   50
  Kaski 225   225
  Manang 6   6
  Mustang 25   25
  Myagdi 25   25
  Parbat 10 30 40
  Nawalparasi 35   35
  Total 456 90 546
Province 5 Baglung 50   50
  Gulmi 25   25
  Palpa 125 150 275
  Rupandehi 150   150
  Kapilbastu 100   100
  Arghakhanchi 25   25
  Pyuthan 25   25
  Rolpa 50   50
  Rukum 35   35
  Dang, Gorahi 70   70
  Dang, Tulsipur 100   100
  Banke 150   150
  Bardiya 100 50 150
  Total 1005 200 1205
Province 6 Salyan 35   35
  Surkhet 50   50
  Dailekh 25   25
  Jajarkot 20   20
  Dolpa 20   20
  Jumla 10   10
  Kalikot 25   25
  Mugu 25   25
  Humla 20   20
  Total 230 0 230
Province 7 Bajura 25   25
  Bajhang 25   25
  Achham 120   120
  Doti 25   25
  Kailali 70 30 100
  Kanchanpur 75   75
  Dadeldhura 25   25
  Baitadi 25   25
  Darchula 65   65
  Total 455 30 485
  All Total 7782 2651 10433
  Children Rehab Center      
  Sano Thimi 75   75
  Sarangkot 50   50
  Biratnagar 50   50
  Total 175 0 175
  Total Capacity 7957 2651 10608
Source: Department of Prison Management