The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of India was established on 12 October, 1993 as an autonomous quasi judicial body for the promotion and protection of human rights in the country. The statute under which it is established is the Protection of Human Rights Act (PHRA), 1993 as amended by the Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Act, 2006 and 2019 passed by Parliament.
The Commission is responsible for spreading of human rights awareness amongst the masses and encouraging the efforts of all stake holders in the field of human rights literacy. Besides the Chairperson, the NHRC has five Members, including one woman Member. Beside them, it has 7 ex-officio Members including, Chairpersons of National Commission for Minorities, National Commission for SCs, National Commission for STs, National Commission for Women, National Commission for Backward Classes, National Commission for the Protection of Child Rights, and the Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities. It has jurisdiction throughout the country, whereas the State Human Rights Commissions, which are independent of it, have their jurisdiction within the matters and geographical boundaries of their respective states. The world looks at NHRC, India as a role model in promoting and monitoring effective implementation of promotion and protection of human rights.
The NHRC, India plays an active role in coordinating with other NHRIs of the world to enhance awareness from the perspective of human rights. It is an A status Accredited NHRI with the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions, GANHRI and a founder member of Asia Pacific Forum of the NHRIs in the Asia Pacific Region. It has different core groups on various thematic issues of human rights and include as members, experts, officers and civil society representatives.
There will be three cash prizes i.e. First, Second, Third as under:-
- 1st Prize Rs. 15,000/-
- 2nd Prize Rs. 10,000/-
- 3rd Prize Rs. 5,000/-
- 07 consolation prizes of Rs. 2000/-
As may be decided by the Commission
Terms and Conditions :
- This is a timed quiz with 5 questions to be answered in 300 seconds
- These questions will be randomly picked from the question bank.
- Winners will be adjudged on the basis of maximum number of correct answers.
- In case of multiple participants having given same number of correct answers, the participants who take the least time to complete the quiz will be adjudged the winner.