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National Conference on “Uniformed Women in Prison Administration”

The Minister of State for Home Affairs Shri Kiren Rijiju inaugurated the 2-day National Conference on “Uniformed Women in Prison Administration”
It is organized for women officers of the rank of Jailors to Dy. Superintendents of Prisons.

Panel Discussions, Deliberations, and Syndicate Discussions will be centered on the following themes

  • Are Woman Prison Officers getting mainstream duties?
  • Difficulties in balancing family and work environment of Women Prison Officers.
  • Training needs of Woman Prison Officers and Correctional Staff
  • Is there a need for change of uniform for Woman Prison Officers?

Highlights of the Conference


  • It is expected to benefit the participants by the implementing knowledge gained through the Conference.
  • Repeated exposure/training will inculcate attitudinal change and reorientation of work culture of officers, leading to tangible deliverables.
  • The sharing of best practices will motivate the prison officers and correctional staff and encourage others to evolve and adopt similar practices in their districts.
  •  It will help acquire latest technology to provide citizen-centric services in a time bound manner. The Uniformed Woman Officers will navigate towards gender equality in working environment.
  •  It will help bridge the gap between theory and practice through exchange of ideas.
  • Review and discussion on circumstances and environment under which prison officers discharge their duties is imperative in the context of the objectives of correctional administration including reformation rehabilitation and re-socialisation of prison inmates.
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