Center for Parliamentary Studies & Training




           The Centre for Parliamentary Studies and Training, an integral division of the
Kerala Legislature Secretariat, is a premier institution providing opportunities for systematic study and training in various disciplines related to parliamentary institutions, processes and procedures. The Centre has embarked upon various programmes of study for imparting professionalism, expertise and orientation to those who work as part of the parliamentary system in addition to providing insight to all stakeholders of parliamentary democracy including school and college students, academicians and general public about the role played by elected representatives in law making and governance in a parliamentary democracy.




1. Promote exchange of ideas between Legislators and experts in various fields, including the fast paced world of technological developments and electronic media, through interactive sessions, seminars, study tours etc leading to enhanced quality of governance.

2. Provide all stakeholders in a parliamentary democracy the opportunity to understand the importance of the role each of them plays in ensuring development of the nation.

3. Provide opportunities for study and research in legislative procedures to enhance legislation.

4. Enhance public participation in law making by imparting the necessary orientation and knowledge.

5. Ensure optimum benefit to the public by providing training in parliamentary procedures to Government Officials of various departments.

6. Ensure efficiency of the staff of the Legislature Secretariat through Training Programmes, discussions, seminars etc.

7.Give the youth and children a practical experience of the parliamentary procedures through organising Student Parliament and Model Assemblies