Internship @ Punjab State Human Rights Commission, Chandigarh: Good Work, Good Work Environment, No Stipend

Name. College. Year of Study

Aarti Goyal

University Institute of Legal Studies (U.I.L.S) (I Year)

Name of the organisation. City

Punjab State Human Rights Commission, Chandigarh

Team strength?

I did the winter internship. There were about 10-12 fellow interns.

Application procedure. Internship contact details

Application over email. Send in your details at [email protected].

Address :

SCO No. 20-21-22

Sector 34-A, Chandigarh, 160034

Ph. No. 91-172-3029610, 91-172-3029611

Duration in weeks. No. of days/week. Timings

G Going for the first two weeks is compulsory and then a project is assigned which has to be completed and submitted to the commission by the end of the last week of the internship programme.

Accommodation ?

P.G’s are available in sector 34 and 35, near to the commission

First impression. First day, formalities etc.

My first impression of the commission was really good. We were introduced to Mr. Rohit Chatrath, the system manager of the PSHRC who guided us throughout the programme.

Main tasks

The entire internship programme at the human rights commission was divided into three stages that were spread over a span of four weeks.On the very first day we were handed over the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993. We were then tested on our knowledge of the act.

The First stage of our internship was to segregate the complaints received by the commission into cognizable and non-cognizable complaints and then fill relevant forms for them.

In the Second stage we did case reading on which the member judges of the commission had given their judgements  The cases included custodial death cases as well.

The Third and the last stage was to research and submit a project report on a topic related to violation of human rights.

Work environment, people

It was good. We were divided into groups of 3-4 people each and then we had to complete the tasks mentioned above.

Best things?

Very liberal in structure; since you can work and enjoy too. You will learn about the working of the commission.

Co-interns, colleagues

You get to interact with students from other law schools!

Stipend/ month

No.

Anything else you’d like to tell

Interning at a human rights commission a probably the best thing you can do in your first year. Go for it!

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  1. Thanks for the information.

  2. meenakshi sharma says:

    Respected Sir/ Madam,
    Hello
    I also want to join your training session . Kindly show me the way .
    Thanks
    Regards
    Meenakshi.

  3. shilpi Singh says:

    Hello sir …. I am interested in the training session in human right commission? What is the procedure? Sir , I have done llb (hons) , masters in law( llm) in 2012. Regards shilpi Singh , contact no 8950002876 . Panchkula

  4. Ganesh Sharma says:

    Respected Sir,

    Please Tell me Could I get the Training in District Human Right Commision Or with Any Local Authority Near my Residence. If so, Please Tell me The Person Or Organization Address.

    With Regards,
    Ganesh Sharma.
    Student of Indian Institute Of Human Rights)
    mob 8558850430 ,7696500774
    Pathankot

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