Vol. 1, Issue 3 (2016)
Jail reforms in India: A study of Indian jail reform committees
Author(s): Zubair Ahmed
Abstract: In India the prison is considered as a place like that of a living hell. Study of groups, committees and commissions, initiated from time to time, have rendered a holistic approaches of the prison authorities and administrators towards bringing out changes in prison system. The reports submitted by different authorities from time to time draws public and legislative attention towards the situation, issues and problems confronting prisons in the country. This is abundantly exemplified by the deliberations of the All India Committee on Jail Reforms, that prisons administration and living conditions of prisoners need to be paid a pointed and systematic attention. The Committees appointed from time to time has made a large number of recommendations.