Center for Criminology conducts its maiden Press Conference


Center for Criminology conducts its maiden Press Conference

Center for Criminology & Public Policy (CCPP) is India’s first of its kind think-tank specializing in crime and justice. It has been started with an aim to generate research evidence for the government regarding cost benefits and consequences of crime policy and its control

 
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Center for Criminology conducts its maiden Press Conference

Center for Criminology & Public Policy (CCPP) is India’s first of its kind think-tank specializing in crime and justice. It has been started with an aim to generate research evidence for the government regarding cost benefits and consequences of crime policy and its control.

CCPP conducted its inaugural press conference today on 28h April at Hotel Paras Mahal, Udaipur.

Conference included keynote address by Director and principal criminologist R. Rochin Chandra and a complimentary address by Hon’ble Chairperson of Rajasthan State Commission for Protection of Child Rights, Manan Chaturvedi and Prof. Manju Mandot, Director – Center for Women Studies at Janardhan Rai Nagar Rajasthan Vidhyapeeth.

“The program was one of its kind effort to bring policy makers, practitioners and academics at a common platform. The conference deliberations focused on evidence-based policy making and practice at state level”, said the Director.

Besides this, Rochin also highlighted the need to inculcate socio-behavioral skills into the students while urging for integration of criminology into the academic curriculum across schools and universities. “By doing this, we can prevent crimes against children and women before it occurs”, he said.

Center for Criminology conducts its maiden Press Conference

Chief guest, Manan Chaturvedi appreciated the objectives of the center and expressed her willingness to collaborate with the center on different projects.

Prof. Manju Mandot advocated the need for research in areas of women &  crime and encouraged the center to conduct studies from offender’s perspective. She also added that subjects like criminology has got ample relevance but unfortunately not many students are aware of the career opportunities in this field.

Manan Chaturvedi closed the conference with a suggestion to work collaboratively on serious issues of crime and victimization with researchers and civil society organization

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