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Other Training Activities

Other Activities


The Academy also organizes national conferences, seminars, workshops etc., on prison related themes on a regular basis. Officers from prison departments and other criminal justice agencies, probation, academicians, social workers and civil society organizations are attending such programmes. Some of the national level conferences conducted so far included ‘Best prison practices’, rehabilitation and reintegration of released prisoners’, Probation in India’ etc.

Study Tour Abroad Programme

Every 9 months and 3 months batch officers are taken on study tour to various states in the country.

  1. 5 officers visited U.K for study tour in June 2014.
  2. 5 officers visited U.K for study tour in 2019.

The Academy organized a study tour to UK for prison officers. The tour was organized by the Academy and the Penal Reform International (UK) with support from Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India and Foreign and Commonwealth Office, UK in the year 2014. This programme was intended to provide prison officers with an international exposure and to help them learn best practices in correctional work.

  1. Head of the Department for the participating states visit UK study Tour in 2019.

Course fee for non-participating states

The Academy is sponsored and funded by the five southern states. Hence trainee officers deputed from these states provided training free of cost. Their boarding and lodging costs will also be borne by the Academy. However, all those non-participating states who wish to send their officers for regular training courses need to pay prescribed course fees, which include boarding, lodging, infrastructural and instructional costs. The fees are being revised time to time by the Board of Management.

The existing course fees are as follows:
Sl.No. Course Fees (in ₹)
1 9-months basic course for prison officers 1,50,000/-
2 3-months in-service course for prison officers 50,000/-
3 One month refresher course 8,000/-