National Human Right Commission

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of India is an autonomous public body constituted on 12 October 1993 under the Protection of Human Rights Ordinance of 28 September 1993. It was given a statutory basis by the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993 (TPHRA). The NHRC is the National Human Rights Institution, responsible for the protection and promotion of human rights, defined by the Act as “rights relating to life, liberty, equality and dignity of the individual guaranteed by the Constitution or embodied in the International Covenants“.

 This page deals with different activities in which NHRC is evolved.

Human Rights Act 1993

Important Guidelines

Human Rights Cases

NHRC Reports

Nodal Officers

Training and Education


Human Rights Defenders

Prison Population Stats

State Human Rights Commissions

Research Studies


NHRC proceedings on Batla House

Important Activities


Human Rights Issues

Register your complaints

Gujarat orders

Core Groups


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