State Human Rights Commission
The State Human Rights Commission is headquartered at Srinagar with
sub-offices at Doda, Rajouri and Jammu Districts. Sittings of the Commission
have been held from time to time in sub-offices. Human Rights Commission has
a Chairperson and four Members. At present there are three vacancies of
Members in the Commission. The issue regarding filling up of said vacancies
is under active consideration of the Government and the process has already
From its inception in 1997 till date, the Commission has registered
5153 cases/ complaints out of which 3995 cases have been disposed off.
Ex-gratia relief and Compassionate Appointments have been recommended in
1050 cases. 1158 cases are pending with the Commission. During the year
2009-10, a total of 426 cases have been registered out of which 211 cases
have been disposed off and ex-gratia relief/ compassionate appointment has
been recommended in 28 cases.