Ms. Lalitha Kumaramangalam took over as the
Chairperson of the National Commission for Women w.e.f. 29th September, 2014.
Belonging to an illustrious political family, comprising Governor, Cabinet
Ministers, Army General and Members of Parliament, Ms. Kumaramangalam is a
prominent political leader in her own right, who has been working relentlessly
for decades for the empowerment and advancement of women belonging to the
vulnerable and under-privileged sections of society. She has worked on issues
dealing with healthcare, HIV/AIDS prevention and worked with dis- empowered
communities like truckers, sex-workers, the LGBT community, migrant and
construction workers, SHGs and urban slum women.
Ms. Laldingliani Sailo
Mrs. Laldingliani Sailo is from Aizawl,
Mizoram. A graduate in Psychology from IP College, Delhi University, she is a
Post Graduate in Sociology from the Delhi School of Economics [Department of
Sociology]. She has an M. Phil from Punjab University with a thesis on "Social
Marketing of Contraceptives". She is an alumni of the Institut Internationale
d'administration Paris, France. Mrs. Sailo is a former Indian Revenue Service
Officer having served in various positions in Tax Administration and also in
the Ministries of Human Resource Development; Health & Family Welfare; and
Renewable Energy. Before coming to the National Commission for Women, she
served in the Delhi Commission for Women where she was Member in-charge of the
Rape Crisis Cell. In the NCW she is looking after the North East Region
comprising of 8 States.
Mrs. Rekha Sharma is an alumina of
prestigious DAV College, Dehradun (Uttarakhand). A graduate in Political
Science, History and English Literature with a Diploma in Marketing and
Advertising, Fashion Designing and Higher Diploma in Computers System
Married to an Army Officer, she has
proactively taken part in various family welfare activities within the Army to
promote better standards of living and education to
the wives and children of the
soldiers in order to make them self reliant and bold to brave the day to
day rigors and challenges of the Army life.
She has been an erstwhile Member of District Consumer & Redressal Forum
with the Govt. of Haryana.
Running her own event management center by the name of 'Chavi'
she has organized various engrossing seminars and debates, talk shows and
seminars on meaningful social relevant events affecting women at large.
She has to her credit of establishing a registered NGO called
'Haryana Mahila Uthan Samiti' which works for the empowerment of rural women of
Haryana. She has been a Social Media activist since the proliferation of
internet environment in the country.
Ms. Sushma Sahu
Mrs. Preeti Madan
Member Secretary (30-07-2015)