The first core committee meeting of NCHRO was held at India International Centre New Delhi on 24 November 2007. The meeting was presided over by the national president Justice Hosbet Suresh. Apart from Dr. John Dayal, Delhi( vice-president NCHRO), Adv. K. P. Mohamadd Shareef, Kerala (general secretary NCHRO), Dr Shamsul Islam, Delhi (vice president NCHRO), Prof. N. Babaiah, Bangalore(vice president NCHRO),G Subramaniam,Chennai(secretary NCHRO), Dr.V.M.Abdul Salam, Kerala(secretary NCHRO) executive committee members T Sukumaran (Pondicherry), M. A. Khalid (Mumbai), Latif Muhammed Khan (Hyderabad), E.M.Abdul rahman(Kerala), Parvez Bari(Bhopal)were also present in the meeting.
Resolutions adopted during the core committee meeting of the NCHRO:
1. Collect details of encounter killings that have taken place in the country from 1st November 2007 onwards and form a national registry. Follow up action will be taken by a team led by Dr. John Dayal.
2. Set up a law cell to monitor and intervene in the cases of victims of human rights violations. Justice Suresh, Dr. John Dayal , Dr. Shamsul Islam and Adv. K P Mohamad Shareef will lead the committee.
3.Demand the State governments to appoint an advocate at every police station limit to represent the State Minority Commission to help the victims of human rights violation.
4.Collect data of the under trial prisoners and bring it to the notice of National Human Rights Commission. NCHRO will also help the victims to file civil suites and other litigations in order to facilitate compensation.
5.Set up a monitoring committee to examine the police atrocities in Andhra Pradesh especially Hyderabad following recent incidents of bomb blasts.
6. Publish fact finding committee reports of the police atrocities at Hyderabad, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala.Send act finding teams to investigate cases in other states also.
The core committee expressed it’s concern over the recent incidents at Nandigram.