National Institute for Human Rights (NIHR)


Objectives of the project are fully aligned with the overall objectives of social sector development specified in Vision 2025, 11th Five Year Plan (2013-18), Annual Plan and SDGs (5 & 16).The project is a milestone to implement the major priority areas of Vision 2025 particularly Pillar 1, 2, 3 and 6. The relevant objective of Vision 2025 with the project reproduced as under:

Pillar-I: Putting People First: Developing social and human capital, education, health and social development, generating jobs and prospects for the youth, gender equality and women’s development, inclusion of vulnerable segments, interfaith harmony and religious diversity, promotion of art, culture and heritage, and moving towards a knowledge-based, ethical and values driven society etc.

Pillar-II: Achieving Sustained, Indigenous and Inclusive Growth Objectives o this pillar is to provide better living standards to every citizen irrespective of cast, creed, domicile, religious or political affiliation, overcome the manifold inequalities, developing equitable society through a balanced development approach, social uplift, provision of opportunities to all segments of society and social protection frameworks etc.

Pillar-III: Governance, Institutional Reform and Modernization of the Public Sector: It is aimed to ensure good governance; strengthening institutions such as parliament, judiciary, police, and the civil service; rule of law and security of life and property to its people, an effective regulatory frame work that supporting technology and global best practices etc.

Pillar-IV: Developing a Competitive Knowledge based Economy through Value Addition: It ensures utilization of resources in a productive manner – based on merit, quality and innovation, investment in the determinants of national competitiveness, especially skill development, information and communication technologies, and engagement in international adoption and value addition and productivity enhanced across all sectors.