The Kerala State Human Right Commission has been constituted on 11-December -1998
as per sub- section (1) of section 21 of the Protection of Human Rights Act 1993(Central Act 10 of 1994), to exercise the powers conferred upon and to perform the functions assigned to a State Commission under the chapter V of the said Act.
Accordingly the Governor of Kerala has pleased to appoint the first commission consists of Mr. Justice M.M.Pareed Pillai Retd. Chief Justice High court of Kerala as Chairperson and Dr. S. Balaraman and Shri. T.K Wilson as Members vide S.R.O no 1066/1998 dated 11-12-98.