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International Conference on Prison reforms

Shri Navin Agarwal, Director General of Prisons J&K during presentation at International Conference on Prison reforms

October 19th '2012:“ The 32nd Asia-Pacific Conference of Correctional Administrators was held at Brunei Darussalam in which officers of prisons, law and justice departments of several nations participated. The theme of the conference this year was ‘Caring and Meaningful Rehabilitation’. In the inaugural function India was represented by Shri K Skandan Addl Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt of India. The week long deliberations were conducted by Smt Vimla Mehra, Director General, Tihar Jail, and Shri Navin Agarwal, Director- General of Prisons J&K.

 

View of the International Conference on Prison reforms

A professional presentation on improving staff- inmate interaction in prisons and outside prisons without compromising security concerns was made by Shri Agarwal, followed by detailed discussions by participants from several countries. The conference also agreed to hold the 2013 meet in New Delhi. Shri Neil Morgan presented the vote of thanks to the Govt of India for hosting the next year’s conference.

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