Chairman J&K SHRC, CVC call on Governor
SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 8: Justice (Retd.) Bilal Nazki, Chairman, J&K State Human Rights Commission, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today and briefed Governor about the functioning of the Commission.
Governor and Justice Nazki discussed issues relating to steps required to be taken for ensuring against denial of rights to women, underprivileged and weaker sections of the society, maintenance of proper treatment of prisoners in various jails etc.
Governor stressed the crucial importance of governance by the Rule of Law and protection of Constitutional and fundamental rights of the citizens. Referring to the high importance attaching to the responsibilities entrusted to State Human Rights Commission he urged Justice Nazki to make the citizen’s aware of Commission’s objectives so that its work can be carried out effectively.
Meanwhile, P.L. Gupta, Chief Vigilance Commissioner, J&K and Gazzanfer Hussain, Vigilance Commissioner, met Governor Satya Pal Malik.
CVC briefed Governor on the current status of the work being done by the State Vigilance Commission and the special efforts which are being made to enhance the accountability of the administrative system.
Governor advised the CVC to speed up the processes of the Commission to see that the corrupt elements are effectively dealt with, if transparency is to be introduced in the functioning of the public institutions.