The State Human Rights Commission was constituted in the state of Tamil Nadu on 17.4.1997 in accordance with the powers conferred on the State under section-21 of the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993. Tamil Nadu is one of the very few States which has constituted a Commission for the Human Rights.

  • Constitution of State Human Rights Commission, Tamil Nadu
  • Officers and staff


    Constitution of the State Human Rights Commission, Tamil Nadu

    Officers and staff of the State Commission.

    The State Government shall make available to the commission:

    (a) such police and investigative staff under an Officer not below the rank of an Inspector General of Police and such other Officers and staff as may be necessary for the efficient performance of the functions of the State Commission.

    (b) Subject to such rules as may be made by the State Government in this behalf, the State Commission may appoint such other administrative, technical and scientific staff a: it may consider necessary.