National Seminar on "Human
Rights in Governance" organised on May 13-14,2002.
Mr. Justice J.S. Verma, Chairperson, NHRC and Hon’ble Mr. Justice Brijesh
Kumar and Hon’ble Mr. Justice G.B. Patnaik Judges of the Supreme Court of
India, Hon’ble Member, NHRC., Mrs. Justice Sujata Manohar, Shri Soli J. Sorabji, Advocate General of India and Shri R.N. Trivedi, Additional
Solicitor General of India participated in the National Seminar.
Declaration of Human Rights issue on 14th May, 2002 in presence
of Shri Ashok Gehlot, Hon’ble Chief Minister, Rajasthan.
Declaration read out in all Gram Sabhas in the State on 20th
Enivironment Day celebrated on June 05,2002.
Supreme Court appreciates the works of RSHRC Sub-Committee constituted as
a follow- up of the D.K. Basu case for inspection of police stations.
has recommended to the State Government to impose ban on the use of “Pan Masala &Gutkha”
in the State by issuing a Notification and issue directions to
district administration accordingly.
Seminar on “Human Rights in Governance” organized on May 13-4,2002.
passed a resolution on 28th may 2002 recommending to the State
Government to do away with mention of caste in Government application
forms wherever such declaration is not required or necessary.
organized public hearing in village Banetha in Uniara Tehsil of Tonk
District on 4th may,2002 and enabled return of Gulab Devi to
the village ending a long period of social boycott ordered by the village
visited Tonk district on May 04,2002 for inspection and interaction with
PRI,NGOs, Members of District Bar Association and District Level Officers.
discussions on Human Rights Education organized on April 27,2002-- Hon’ble
Mr. Justice Shiv Raj V. Patil, Judge, Supreme Court of India, Hon’ble Mr.
Justice Dr. AR Lakshmanan , Chief Justice, Andhra Pradesh High Court,
Hon’ble Mr. Justice R.S. Chauhan, and Hon’ble Mr. Justice K.S. Rathore,
Judges of the Rajasthan High Court, Shri Inderjit Khanna, Chief Secretary,
and R.K. Nair, Additional Chief Secretary, Home participated.
Human Rights Day observed on 10th December, 2001 and a workshop
organized in HCM RIPA in which Hon’ble C.M. and Hon’ble Mr. Justice Shiv
Kumar Sharma of the Rajasthan High Court participated
visited Pali district on 24.4.2001 and settled the case of Smt. Sushila
and her estranged husband. The caste Panchayat assure
they will rescind the fine imposed on Smt. Sushila and help the couple to
live a peaceful and happy life.
district meetings organized for public representatives and DLOs and
addressed by Commission Members.
to one discussion with the Secretaries of Home, Medical and Health, Labour, Environment and
Pollution Control Board were held related to their subjects in the
of meetings organized for sensitization of police on Human Rights –
Director General of Police Shri Shantanu Kumar and Additional Director General of Police Shri Namo Narain Meena
participated in different rounds of discussions.
orders re-survey of Child labour in the entire State.
has directed the Principal Secretary, Medical and Health to control
smoking in public places and thereafter Govt. of Rajasthan issued a strict
directive on 7th June 2002 prohibiting smoking in government
offices, buildings and public places.
has made positive intervention for control of pollution in the State while
taking up several cases of industrial pollution in various parts of the
appreciated the success of the public health campaign of Food Department
–“Shudh ke liye Yudh” which has thereafter been extended to cover the
Commission takes up certain
cases filed by children and cases reported in newspapers and has orders
the municipal and other authorities to ensure protection of the children's
right to play and safety. Commission also inspected the Shishu Graha in
Jaipur on the 21st of September and ordered improvement in management and
child care services of this state-run institution.
Commission has started
interaction and networking with NGOs and human rights activist
organizations such as PUCL, Center for Dalit Righjts, PRAJA, Mahila Chetna
Samiti, CUTS on various aspects of dalit rights, prison reform, child and
women rights including their active role in developmental and educational
In pursuance of the directions of the
Supreme Court of India in the order dated 19.10.2001 a sub-committee has
been constituted to ensure compliance of the 11 point directives given
by the supreme court in the case of D.K. Basu V. the state of West
Bengal (writ Petition No. 539/86 with 592/87).
The Committee has been set up under Hon,ble Member Shri R.k.
Ankodia and I.G. of Police and Deputy Secretary to the
Commission are Members. The Committee has inspected more than
50 police stations and is continuing to monitor the working of the
The Supreme Court
of India in its order dated 15.2.2002 has appreciated the work doing the
committee as follows:-
“ Reports from Commission/committee from
the States of Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Punjab have
been received and we appreciate the commendable work which they have
done and in apprising this Court of the state of affairs prevailing in