Training for prison management and capacity enhancement for prison official and law enforcement bodies was conducted in Bhedetar, Dhankuta from 30th August to 1st September. The jailors from sixteen district from eastern region along with representatives from Department of prison management were present in the training. The training was organized by Department of prison management in partnership with European Union, Handicap International and Centre for Victims of Torture (CVICT) Nepal.
The training programme was inaugurated by the regional administrator Rajeshwor Man singh. He requested all the relevant stakeholder to develop prison into reform house. The Chief District Officers of Dhankuta and Sunsari along with the security chief of Dhankuta were also present in the inauguration programme. During the training, different resource persons presented the paper on the subject of open prison, rights and duties of detainees and prisoners in Nepal, conflict management and psychosocial support.
While speaking at the closing ceremony, the director general of Department of prison management requested all the participant to work in transforming prison into reform house. The eight point commitment was issued after training requesting the entire relevant stakeholder to work for the development of prison into reform house.