A. Health Check Up
LCHR facilitated Guwahati Refinery to organize a health check up camp on August 4, 2012 for the flood affected people of Mayong Development Block in Morigaon district of Assam. A team of 10 doctors and 25 para-medical persons deputed by Guwahati Refinery including Dr. A. K. Sharma, Chief Medical Officer, Guwahati Refinery Hospital, Mr. Malay Baruah, Mr. M. Das, Public Relation Officer, Guwahati Refinery and Dr. P. Choudhury were present in the camp. Over 700 flood affected people were benefited from this camp who also received relief materials.
B. Anti- Ragging Laws
Legal Cell for Human Rights in collaboration with Assam State Legal Services Authority organised awareness camps on ‘anti-ragging laws’ in 11 major educational institutions in Guwahti, Assam in August and September, 2013.
LCHR also organised 3 similar camps in 3 major educational institutions in Guwahati in collaboration with District Legal Services Authority (DLSA), Kamrup, Assam in the month of August, 2016. Banners on anti-ragging laws were installed in the campuses of 10 institutions as part of the anti ragging campaign of LCHR and DLSA.
C. Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Mediation is an informal, confidential and flexible process in which the mediator helps the litigant parties to understand the interests of everyone involved and their practical and legal choices. Legal Cell for Human Rights in collaboration with Assam State Legal Services Authority came forward and organised 11 awareness programmes on ‘mediation’ at different places in and around Guwahati, Assam in September and October, 2013. Several people have benefitted from the programmes.
Once again in the month of December, 2014 LCHR in association with District Legal Services Authority, Kamrup came forward and made the people aware of the importance of Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) by organizing 6 awareness camps in 6 different places of Kamrup district.
D. Human Rights and Legal Rights of Persons Affected with HIV/AIDS
LCHR in collaboration with Assam State Legal Services Authority organised 10 literacy camps on ‘Human Rights and Legal Rights of Persons Affected with HIV/AIDS’ in Guwahati and its nearby localities in the month December, 2013. The programme was aimed for integral development of the persons affected with HIV/AIDS and to motivate the people of the larger community to co-operate towards collective efforts to reclaim the fundamental rights of the affected people which are enshrined and guaranteed under the Constitution of India and other national and international enactments.
E. Rights of Women on PWDV Act and PMDT Act
In order to help form a better society, there is a need to educate numerous women of their rights and the various women specific laws enacted for them by the legislatures. LCHR in collaboration with Assam State Legal Services Authority organised 8 legal awareness camps on rights of women and on Protection of Women Against Domestic Violence (PWDV) Act, and Post Natal Diagnostic Test Act in the month of January, 2014 throughout Guwahati, Assam.,/p>
F. Welfare and Social Security Schemes
To spread awareness on available ‘welfare and social security schemes’ of both the Central and the State Governments, LCHR in collaboration with Assam State Legal Services Authority organised 5 legal awareness camps for the rural people of Bezera Development Block, Kamrup district in the month of February, 2014.LCHR in collaboration with District Legal Services Authority, Kamrup organised 2 similar programmes in 2 villages under Dimoria Development Block and Chandrapur Development Block of Kamrup district in the month of March, 2016.
G. Heath Care Schemes and PCPNDT Act
Health in Rural Assam is one of the major concerns which still seek attention of the Government, Policy makers and other Welfare Service Organizations. Lack of primary health care amenities and medical resources in hospitals affect the rural masses in a drastic way. In order to disseminate information on the availability of government health services to the needy and to curb and prevent the evil practices of infanticide especially female, LCHR in collaboration with District State Legal Services Authority, Kamrup organized 14 Legal Literacy Camps from October 15 to 28, 2014 on the availability of health care schemes and Pre- Conception and Post Natal Diagnostic Technique (PCPNDT) Act.
H. Motor Vehicle Laws, Assam Excise Laws
Legal Cell for Human Rights in collaboration with District Legal Services Authority (DLSA), Kamrup organised 3 legal awareness programmes on ‘Motor Vehicle Laws and Assam Excise Laws’ in 3 different places in Guwahati City in the month of January, 2016.
LCHR and DLSA also organised another 2 programmes on Motor Vehicles Acts and Rules in the month of April, 2016.
I. Right to Information
2 legal awareness sessions on ‘Right to Information’ were organised by Legal Cell for Human Rights in collaboration with District Legal Services Authority, Kamrup in the Demoria Development Block of Kamrup district in the month of June, 2016. The LCHR resource team explained the provisions of RTI to the participants of the programmes. The result of this programme was that the youth participants learned how to draft application and have filed applications in the Government departments.
J. World Environment Day
Legal Cell for Human Rights in collaboration with District Legal Services Authority, Kamrup observed the World Environment Day on June 5, 2016 at 2 different villages in Boko Development Block in Kamrup district of Assam. The LCHR resource team interacted with the participants of both the villages and highlighted them about the history of World Environment Day, effects of global warming, the destructive actions of human being towards the environment, steps to be taken to protect the environment, pollution etc.
K. Fundamental Rights and Duties
Legal Cell for Human Rights in collaboration with District Legal Services Authority, Kamrup organised literacy sessions on ‘Fundamental Rights and Duties’ in 10 High Schools of Kamrup district in the month of August, 2016. The sessions benefitted the students of classes 8 to 10 of those 10 schools.