Internship Experience at Punjab State Human Rights Commission, Chandigarh: Field Surveys, Human Rights Research Work

Full name of the Organisation, City and State

Punjab State Human Rights Commission, Chandigarh (UT), India

Student Name, College and Study of Year

Komal Dalal, Army Institute of Law, 3rd Year


01st June 2018 to 01st July 2018

Application Process

I mailed my resume along with other documents requires such as recommendation letter on their email. Its notification for internship can be available in April or May on lawctopus.

First Day Formalities Initial Impressions

On first day, all the interns are given brief introduction about Human Rights, their importance and Role of Punjab Human Rights Commission.

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Main Tasks

  1. Segregated Cases into Go ahead, Repeated or Out of jurisdiction by filling Green, Pink or white forms.
  2. Researched and presented a group presentation on Status of Police in Punjab State.
  3. Researched and made a project on Status of Education in Government Schools in Punjab
  4. Spread Awareness about Human Rights.
  5. Done surveys for the project.

Good Things

  1. Good work environment
  2. Learned about Human Rights
  3. Interacted with people and got to know Ground Realities. Before this internship, I used to think that everybody knows basic things like fundamental rights but this internship burst that bubble.

Bad Things

No bad things


No stipend

Accommodation Commute

I stayed in a PG in Sector 22 which is near to Punjab State Human Rights Commission.

Other Info

It is located in Sector 35 market and there are lot of food and juice stalls. Our hangout used to be the Juice corner at the corner of the street. The fresh juice from there used to refresh us in this chilling summer.

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