On the Formation Day of Madhya Pradesh Human Rights Commission, September 13, programmes based on child rights would be organised in one Higher Secondary School of Excellence each in all districts.
District collector of the concerned district and Ayog Mitra (Friends of Commission) will participate in the programme. Honourable members of the Human Rights Commission and other senior officers will participate in the programmes in five districts.
Subject of the programme will be ‘Rights and Duties of Students’. Discussions will be held on the behaviour of teachers towards the students and responsibilities of the students to their teachers. During the programme, facilities like availability of drinking water, toilet, separate toilets for girl students, hostel, mid-day meal, health, school bus, school building and cleanliness will also come up for discussion.
The Commission has already released a booklet about the subject of the programme, ‘Bal Adhikar’ (Child Rights). Two copies each of the booklet have been sent to the principals of Higher Secondary School of Excellence of the districts for keeping them in the school library. The booklet has published the child rights approved by the world.
Human Rights Commission member Justice Shri A. K. Saxena will attend the programme at Raisen and Shri Vijay Kumar Shukla at the programme to be held at Sehore. Principal Secretary of the Commission Shri Rakesh Agrawal will attend the programme at Dhar, Registrar, Shri D. K. Puranik at Bhopal, and Deputy Secretary Shri Kuldip Jain will attend the programme organised at Betul. The efforts of the Commission would be to expand its awareness campaign at the lower levels of the society so that more and more people are aware about their rights. The Commission wished that floral garlands should not be used for welcoming the guests at the programmes to be held in schools.