Number of Cases received since inception and the success
National Commission for Woman was nominated as the Coordinating
agency at the National level for dealing with issues pertaining NRI marriages
by Government of India vide Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs order dated
28th April 2009, based on the recommendation of the Parliamentary Committee on
Empowerment of Woman (14th Lok Sabha) on the subject “Plight of Indian Woman
deserted by NRI husbands” which was discussed and deliberated upon the Inter
Ministerial Committee meeting held on 7th July, 2008.
In furtherance of this, the NRI Cell was formally inaugurated on
the 24th of September, 2009. NRI Cell deals with complaints received from India
and abroad resulting due to cross country marriages wherein there is any
deprivation of women’s rights or any issue involving grave injustice to women.
Since its inception around 350 cases have been registered.
The main points of relevance and achievements of the NRI Cell