ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Draft Policy on Prison Reforms

The draft national policy on prison reform and correctional administration (prepared by a committee that had only police officers as members) makes a few prisoner-friendly recommendations, but it is silent on important aspects like the need to improve the legal aid system, ensure prompt release of those who have been acquitted or discharged and care for the health of prisoners.

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