Ex-DGP Neelmani takes charge as BSHRC member

Former Director General of Police (DGP) Neelmani on Thursday took charge as the member of the Bihar State Human Rights Commission (BSHRC).

Last Updated: Dec 01, 2011, 19:01 PM IST

Patna: Former Director General of Police
(DGP) Neelmani on Thursday took charge as the member of the Bihar
State Human Rights Commission (BSHRC).
Speaking on the occasion, Neelmani said that he will
extend all cooperation to the BSHRC Chairman and personally
strive hard to play a constructive and positive role in
strengthening the BSHRC in its efforts towards protection of
human rights of the people in the state.

Neelmani, who retired as the DGP three months ago,
said that he will work to bring in improvement in the
mechanism so that more and more people could knock the doors
of the SHRC to lodge complaint about human rights violation.

The newly-appointed BSHRC member said that various
government departments, like police, heath and labour, will be
asked to set in motion reforms and provide training to their
employees so that they respect the human rights of the people.
Neelmani said that the institutions like the
administrative training centres, police training institutes,
NGOs and universities will be asked to assist in training
programme for the government employees to spread awareness
among about respecting human rights of the people.

A campaign will also be launched among the people to
make them conscious about their human rights and forums where
they can complaint about violation of their human rights for
justice, he said.

PTI