National Commission For Women New Delhi, India

Our Mission to strive towards enabling women to achieve equality and equal participation in all spheres of life by securing her due rights and entitlements through suitable policy formulation, legislative measures, effective enforcement of laws, implementation of schemes/policies and devising strategies for solution of specific problems/situations arising out of discrimination and atrocities against women.

The National Commission for Women (NCW) is the statutory body of the Government of India, generally concerned with advising the government on all policy matters affecting women. It was established on 31 January 1992 under the provisions of the Indian Constitution, as defined in the 1990 National Commission for Women Act. The first head of the commission was Jayanti Patnaik. As of 30 November 2018, Ashish Pachori is the chairperson. The National Commission for Women has been established as a statutory Commission for dealing with matters relating to constitutional and legal safeguards provided for women, to review the existing legislations and suggest amendments thereto, to look into the complaints involving deprivation of the rights of women and monitor proper implementation of all legislations enacted to protect the rights of women to enable them to achieve equality in all spheres of life and equal participation in the developmental process. The objective of the NCW is to represent the rights of women in India and to provide a voice for their issues and concerns. The subjects of their campaigns have included dowry, politics, religion, equal representation for women in jobs, and the exploitation of women for labour. They have also discussed police abuses against women. The commission regularly publishes a monthly newsletter, Rashtra Mahila, in both Hindi and English.    

The Commission invites applications (in enclosed proforma) from amongst officers under the under the Central/States Government/ UTs, Central/State Universities, Public Sector Undertaking, Statutory/Autonomous Organizations to fill up the vacant post of Research Officer by deputation on Foreign Service Terms basis initially for a period of 3 years. Period of deputation including the period of deputation immediately preceding the appointment in the same or any other organization/Department of Central Government shall not exceed as per latest guidelines of DoPT. The maximum age limit is 56 years as on the closing date of receipt of application.

Mrs. Rekha Sharma - Chairperson

Ms. Kushboo Sundar - Member

Ms. Delina Khongdup - Member