Youth brimming with zeal vouch for research on human rights issues

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 12 Jan 2017 11:47:40

By Tara Chettur,

India of the ages is not dead nor has she spoken her last creative word; she lives and has still something to do for herself and the people. Going by this phrase ‘Youth’ of today is determined to bring in difference at grassroot-level and for that they are turning into research study on human rights issues. In 2016, a total of 65 students enrolled for internship studies with State Human Rights Commission in which ten different crucial issues lingering in State, including child labour study, mushrooming liquor shops, and facilities at Anganwadi centres etc. Its only January 2017, and about 10 students are already working in studies like status of women in shelter homes, condition of differently able community. The detail data analysis are further classified and then it is compiled in report format for further refined study, says Professor Prathiba Rajagopal, consultant with research wing at Madhya Pradesh Human Rights Commission. L S Sisodia, Additional Director, Madhya Pradesh Human Rights Commission (MPHRC) said that these researches are very vital as it facilitates in giving recommendations and also to take suo motu cognizance.

S Vishwakarma from MPHRC research wing said that last year has witnessed growth in number of students getting enrolled here are from all parts of the country including students from DAVV, Indore, Symbiosis Pune, Mumbai University, National Law University, Jagran Lake University, Chanakya University Patna, Amity Law School, UPES Dehradun etc. To study the problem of manual scavenging in Bhopal, research of child begging in city in total eight students were involved in two batches and now the recommendations based on their research work is also sent to PS, Urban Administration.