Building and Facilities
1. The prison is divided into 13 seperate
2. Total compound area 80 acres.
3. Intended capacity for Bang – kwang Central Prison was about 4,000 inmates.
However, at present there are about 8,000.
4. 25 work shops.
5. One auditorium.
6. One hospital.
7. 11 dormitories and 11 dining halls.
8. Outside walls are 2,406 metres long, 6 metres high and 1 metre beneath the
ground equipped with high voltage wires.
9. Inside walls of each section are 1,298 metres long, 6 metres high equipped
with barbed wires.
entertainment facilities, both indoor and outdoor, are available to all inmates.
These include library, television, radio, video, movies and various types of
sports and games. These activities keep inmates strong and provide physical and
emotional release. They enable inmates to experience interpersonal and group
relations, self confidence interpersonal and group relations, self confidence
and new better ways to spend their leisure time upon release.
A convicted prisoner can be released on
any one of the following 3 major grounds :
- on the expiration of his term of
sentence or by the orders of competent authorities.
- On royal pardon (occasionally).
- On parole (after two – third of
his term of sentence has been served).
Reduction of time served depends variably
upon good behavior by classification and the days of working for the public.
All prisoners released on parole are subject to a statutory period of parole
supervision. Clothing and travelling expenses as well as subsistence allowances
will be granted to inmates upon their requests.
Inmate’s daily routine
(except Saturday, Sunday and national holidays)
06.00 Hours Breakfast
08.30 Hours Attend vocational training or educational programs
12.00 Hours Lunch
13.00 Hours Attend vocational training or educational programs
15.30 Hours Recreation and personal activities
16.30 Hours Dinner
17.30 Hours Lockup
21.00 Hours Prayer and bedtime
THAI DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Nonthaburi 1 Road , Nonthaburi Province 11000 , Thailand
Tel.9673311-2 Fax. 9673313