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Report on Proceedings - Welfare Behind Bars- Recent Developments

Dec 20, 2017 Download File

 "The Prison Reforms Programme of Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) organised a one-day workshop on 18 th December at Floatel, Kolkata, West Bengal on ‘Welfare Behind Bars: Recent Developments’. The workshop brought together 27 Welfare Officers, Controllers,Assistant Controllers and Superintendents appointed to the various Central & District Correctional Homes in West Bengal.The workshop was designed to encourage prison officers to share the barriers experienced while working to ensure access to legal aid services, the quality of legal aid services delivered, working of the Undertrial Review Committee’s (UTRCs) and dealing with vulnerable categories of prisoners in Correctional Homes."