She appealed to the Indian Government to "safeguard the rights of human rights defenders and NGOs, and their ability to carry out their crucial work" on behalf of the many groups they represent.
Bachelet raised concerns about the human rights situation in Myanmar, Nicaragua and Venezuela, among other places on her agenda.
The UN agency stressed that containing COVID-19 in the country, which hosts one-sixth of the world's population, will require effort not only from the government but also the population at large.
Bachelet said moves to weaken fuel emission standards and decreased regulation on the oil and gas industries in the US under Trump "could also harm human rights".
The communal violence over the amended citizenship law in northeast Delhi has claimed 34 lives so far and left more than 200 people injured.