All convicted prisoners' details will be computerised by the
Rehabilitation and Prison Reforms Ministry.The computerizing process
will commence within a few weeks. This will be on an advice of
Rehabilitation and Prison Reforms Minister Chandrasiri Gajadeera,
Ministry Secretary A Disanayake said.
Accordingly, for the first time in the Prison Department's history,
the details of around 27,000 convicted prisoners will be entered to a
However, the details of remand prisoners will not be entered to the
database at the initial stage.
Under this program, every single data of each inmate until jailing
out will be available in the database for quick reference. These details
have been kept in files according to the present practice.