Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the National Human Rights Commission’s (NHRC) 25th anniversary and said that it has an important role to play in government’s efforts to achieve sustainable development goals.
Mr Modi cited Ayushman Bharat, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, Swachh Bharat, Saubhagya Yojana as schemes aimed towards providing dignified life for all.
Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)
Static/Current Takeaways From Above News For IBPS PO Mains Exam 2018:
- The NHRC was set up on the 12th October 1993 under the Protection of Human Rights Act, passed by Parliament.
- NHRC Chairman: Justice HL Dattu.