About Organisation

The Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission (MSHRC) was established on 15.01.2000,Vide Gonvernment Resolution No.HRC 1099/378/Pol No.14 Under Section 21(1) of Protection of Human Rights Acts,1993.

The MSHRC promotes respect for human rights. It uses education, information and publicity to promote, protect and enforce human rights.

Section 2(1) (d) of the Protection Of Human Rights Act defines Human Rights as the rights relating to life, liberty, equality and dignity of the individual guaranteed by the Constitution or embodied in the International Covenants and enforceable by courts in India