National Human Rights Commission – NHRC

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National Human Rights Commission – राष्ट्रीय मानव अधिकार आयोग

National Human Rights Commission came into existence in 1993. It is an autonomous body in India. This commission was there to protect the human rights and also for the promotion of it. The word human rights refer to the rights related to life, equality, the dignity of an individual and liberty according to our Constitution. There are few rights which humans can enjoy freely without any discrimination. This NHRC aims to secure those rights. national human rights commission

There is a primary difference between the fundamental rights and the human rights. Fundamental rights are the same for all human beings, but the human rights differ from one person to another. It is not the same for all. These are very much dynamic. This NHRC is implementing new rights along with time. One must be very careful about the human rights he/she should enjoy.

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National Human Rights Commission organizes different awareness programmes. They also organize NHRC Internship programmes. Mainly these internship programmes held in two sessions. The first one is in summer, and another is in winter. Recently they are trying to increase it further.

The headquarters of this commission is in New Delhi. The name of the National Human Rights Commission Chairman is Justice H.L. Dattu. Shri Ambuj Sharma assists him. He is the secretary general of this commission.

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This commission performs few functions which include the review of the safeguards and promote different researches related to human rights. It encourages the works of some of the NGOs that are working to give the proper rights to a human being. It also promotes primary education in all the sections of the society along with Swachh Bharat Abhiyan which comes under the human rights. This commission looks after all the proceedings of the courts related to human rights and keeps the copy of it for future reference. Organizes several seminars, meetings and also involves the media to promote the issue related to human rights.

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The state government can also constitute a body to perform the duties of the NHRC. People know this body as the State Human Rights Commission. It performs the duties as per the Constitution to protect the human rights. In recent days out of 29 states in India, almost 25 states have this state human rights commission. This number is also increasing. Many NGOs are working on it. Some of the states which have this type of commission include Hyderabad, Patna, Shillong, Chennai, Jaipur, Mumbai, etc.

Human Rights Commission States

 ASSAM HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION  ASSAM STATE
 ANDHRA PRADESH HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION  ANDHRA PRADESH STATE
 BIHAR HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION  BIHAR STATE
 CHHATTISGARH HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION  CHHATTISGARH
 GUJARAT HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION  GUJARAT STATE
 GOA HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION  GOA STATE
 HIMACHAL PRADESH HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION  HIMACHAL PRADESH STATE
 JAMMU AND KASHMIR HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION  JAMMU & KASHMIR STATE
 KERALA HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION  KERALA STATE
 KARNATAKA HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION  KARNATAKA STATE
 MADHYA PRADESH HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION  MADHYA PRADESH STATE
 MAHARASHTRA HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION  MAHARASHTRA STATE
 MANIPUR HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION  MANIPUR STATE
 ODISHA HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION  ODISHA STATE
 PUNJAB HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION  PUNJAB STATE
 RAJASTHAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION  RAJASTHAN STATE
 TAMIL NADU HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION  TAMIL NADU STATE
 UTTAR PRADESH HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION  UTTAR PRADESH STATE
 WEST BENGAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION  WEST BENGAL STATE
 JHARKHAND HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION  JHARKHAND STATE
 SIKKIM HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION  SIKKIM STATE
 UTTARAKHAND HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION  UTTARAKHAND STATE
 HARYANA HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION  HARYANA STATE
 TRIPURA HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION  TRIPURA STATE
 MEGHALAYA HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION  MEGHALAYA STATE

NHRC Website: http://nhrc.nic.in
Contact Number: 91-11-24663211, 91-11-24663212
Email Id: sgnhrc@nic.in
Address Info:
NHRC,
Manav Adhikar Bhawan,
Telephone Number: 24651330, 24663333
Fax Number: 24651332
Email Id: cr.nhrc@nic.in
Block -C, GPO Complex,
INA,
New Delhi – 110023,
India