The organization, administration, management, command and control of the YDRC shall be as per the Rules and Regulations framed as per the Prisons Act 2009. The YDRC shall provide shelter for rehabilitative and reformative education and training for those youths in conflict with law.
The roles and responsibilities of the YDRC shall be to:
(a) Provide rehabilitation and holistic development of the youths in conflict with law for their eventual re-integration into mainstream society as productive and contributing members;
(b) Provide vocational skills, training, education and counseling as a part of rehabilitative and reformative programs;
(c) Admit youths in conflict with law who are convicted for more than one year; and
(d) Carry out any other roles assigned from time to time.