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.
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.
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.
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan – NHRC
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.
Human Rights in India
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: email@example.com
Manav Adhikar Bhawan,
Telephone Number: 24651330, 24663333
Fax Number: 24651332
Email Id: firstname.lastname@example.org
Block -C, GPO Complex,
New Delhi – 110023,