Institute of Correctional Administration, Chandigarh

It has been actively involved in imparting training to prison and police officers of the country and also conducting various research activities. During the year 2018, ICA conducted 22 courses/workshops in which 500 officers were trained.

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Outreach training programmes

During the year 2012, the Institute of Correctional Administration, Chandigarh organized outreach training programme on ‘Prisons and Security Management’ at Mumbai Maharashtra for the prison officers of various States on 6th and 7th February, 2012. Another outreach training programme on “Prisoners’ Reintegration and Use of Open Prisons in India” was also conducted at Jaipur, Rajasthan from 10th – 12th April, 2012.

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Interns

Students from various Universities come to ICA for internship placement. During the year 2012, the interns from various Universities / Institutes like students from Law Department, Panjab University, Chandigarh; Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala, Punjab; KIIT Law School, Bhubaneswar, Orissa and Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai came to ICA, Chandigarh for doing their internship in order to get first hand exposure to Criminal Justice issues.

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"The Institute has also undertaken various research projects on Prison Administration and Human Rights. Human Rights concern is an important area of concern and finds its due importance in the training programmes. "

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The Institute of Correctional Administration, Chandigarh has been actively involved in imparting training to prison and police officers of the country and also conducting various research activities. The Institute has also diversified its training activities since the last few years. During the year 2017, the Institute organized 31 courses in which 1120 officers were sensitized and trained.

I look forward to taking the Institute to greater heights of professional excellence. Through this website, we reach out to all concerned i.e. the trainees, prisons and police departments, NGOs, academicians, correctional experts and research scholars. I am sure that greater exchange of ideas and experiences will be facilitated by this website and it will also help in promoting the growth of the Institute.

Arun Kumar Gupta, IAS
Principal Secretary Home-cum-Director I.C.A

Being votary of transparency and accountability, the Institute of Correctional Administration Chandigarh is placing relevant data about its functioning on the website www.icachd.org. This will be quite useful to prison and police personnel, the academicians and researchers in the field of Correction Criminal Justice System. This will be another forum for exchange of ideas about the challenges being faced by the Criminal Justice System today. The Institute would like to be more responsive to the needs of those engaged in prison Administration, by improving its training and research activities, on the basis of fresh ideas and best practices being followed around the world. Please use our E-Mail to your views, suggestions etc. so that the institute is able to serve you better and better. The Institute would like to thank its Director Sh. Ram Niwas,  IAS, for his kind guidance and encouragement

Dr. Upneet Lalli
Deputy Director, I.C.A., Chandigarh