Wokha, 19 October (MTNews): The Nagaland State Human Rights Commission (NSHRC), under the leadership of Chairman Justice Songkhupchung Serto, embarked on an official visit to Bhandari Sub-Division on 18 October. This visit is part of their ongoing tour to evaluate the implementation of various welfare schemes associated with human rights, with a particular focus on healthcare, education, and food security.
In a meeting hosted at the Government Higher Secondary School (GHSS) Bhandari, Justice Serto underscored the critical role that teachers play in shaping society. He credited teachers for their role in nurturing students who go on to achieve remarkable success in life, stating, “Teachers play an essential role in transforming society.” Justice Serto encouraged students to be proactive and dedicated in their studies, advising them to “learn something every day and never leave without gaining knowledge.”
The NSHRC team also engaged in interactive sessions with the teaching staff, emphasizing the vital importance of education in societal progress.
The program commenced with a warm welcome from Bithunglo, the Vice Principal of GHSS Bhandari. The NSHRC team extended their discussions to the local administration, the Department of Civil Supplies, and the local Gaon Burahs (GBs) in Bhandari. Furthermore, they visited the Public Health Center (PHC) Bhandari, where they inspected various facilities and gathered insights into the challenges faced by stakeholders involved in the implementation of welfare schemes.
Prior to their visit to Bhandari, on 17 October , the NSHRC team had visited Liphayan, Ronsuyan, New Ralan, and Yimpha villages, extending their efforts to assess the grassroots impact of these schemes.
The NSHRC, an independent statutory body established under the Protection of Human Rights Act 1993, is entrusted with the responsibility to protect, promote, and prevent violations of human rights. Their ongoing tour is aimed at collecting firsthand knowledge and insights to enhance the implementation of these schemes for the welfare of the people of Nagaland. The Commission actively encourages individuals who have experienced human rights violations to file complaints, both online and in writing, to ensure prompt and effective redressal.