Internship Experience @Uttar Pradesh Human Right Commission, Lucknow
Name, College, Year of Study – Shubham Bhalla, School of Law, Galgotias University -2nd year.
Name of the Organization and Address – Uttar Pradesh Human Right Commission, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Duration – One Month (1st June to 30th June)
Team Strength – Office occupancy was for around 50 people. We were 30 members in the group.
Application Procedure – Selected after clearing a Personal Interview with the Retired Judge.
Accommodation – Self, Lucknow, It was good experience.
First impression. First day, formalities etc. – First impression was overwhelming. We received lot of support and guidance from the concerned authorities.
Main tasks –
- We were introduced to the working and establishment of Human Rights commission. THE PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS ACT,1993
- Lecture on Criminal Procedure Code. (Discussed various important sections and filing of F.I.R.). CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE ACT, 1973
- Women Empowerment and working of Mahila Samman Prakoshth. Various Sections of CrPC, CPC & POCSO Act.
- Case laws teaching how the suit and proceedings take place in criminal cases.
Work environment, people – An exuberant work environment was there. Abundant knowledge was shared with the candidates.
Best things – Best thing was receiving enormous amount of knowledge from experienced personnel.
Bad things – Only 30 days for internship.
What did you do to chill? Co-interns, colleagues – We discuss about the learning every evening, we read books in leisure times and we explored the city.
Stipend – No Stipend
Anything else you’d like to tell – I think, I was fortunate enough to get the internship under the guidance of elite professionals. Indeed I too throughout remain energetic and worked hard to showcase my skills whenever needed.
Biggest lessons – Do not be afraid to make mistakes and ask questions, and always work hard no matter what you’re doing.