Punjab Women Commission (PWC)
A Brief Introduction
The Punjab Women Commission was formed vide notification No. 2/31/91-2(SW) 1728, Dated 19/05/1998 by the Department of Social Security and Development of Women & Children, Govt. of Punjab. This was followed by notification of The Punjab State Commission For Women Act, 2001 (Punjab Act No.4 of 2001) to provide for the constitution of the State Commission for Women with a view the Status of women in the State of Punjab and to enquire into unfair practices affecting women. This Act came into force on 19/4/2001.
Composition of the State Board
The Punjab State Social Welfare Board is constituted by State Govt. with the concurrence of Central Social Welfare Board, New Delhi as per the provision of the rules governing composition and functioning of the State Social Welfare Boards. The present position of the reconstitution of the State Board is as follows:
|Sr. No||Name||Designation||Contact Number||Address|
|1||Ms.Manisha Gulati||Chairperson||0172-2783607 88659 00064 punjabwomencommission @gmail.com||SCO No.57-59, Sector 17-C, Chandigarh|
|2||Ms.Tanu Kashyap, IAS||Member Secretary||0172-2712607||- do -|
|3||Ms.Veerpal Kaur Tarmala||Non Official Member||98761 62462||Village Tarmala, District Shri Mukatsar Sahib|
|4||Ms.Palwinder Kaur Rani||Non Official Member||92167 65422||Village Chhoti Thali Khurd, Post Office Ghanauli, District Roopnagar|
|5||Ms.Darshan Kaur||Non Official Member||94637 71266||Shitla Mata Mandir Road, Ward No.4, Haryana, District Hoshiarpur|
|6||Ms.Pushpinder Kaur Majboor||Non Official Member||94178 45188||Village & Post Office Awankha, District Gurdaspur|
|7||Ms.Poonam Arora||Non Official Member||99881 45799||House No.2337/1, Gali No.2, Chander Nagar, Near Paharia Dairy, District Ludhiana|
|8||Ms.Kiranpreet Kaur Dhami||Non Official Member||82880 33339||Village & Post Office Dhamia Kalan, District Hoshiarpur|
|9||Ms.Sukhdev Kaur Salha||Non Official Member||94646 71060||Village & Post Office Talwandi Salan, District Hoshiarpur|
|10||Director, Social Security and Women & Child Development Department, Punjab||Ex Officio Member||--||SCO No.102-103, Sector 34-A, Chandigarh|
|11||Director General of Police, Punjab||Ex Officio Member||--||Punjab Police Head Quarter, Sector-9, Chandigarh|
Director-General of Police (DGP), Punjab and Director, Social Security and Development of Women & Children, Punjab are ex-officio members of the commission. The Commission also includes a Member-Secretary to be appointed from Women IAS/PCS Officers not below the rank of Joint Secretary to the Govt.
For more information about the Commission visit the website: Click Here
The Administrative Report 2015-16 of the commission can be accessed here.
Last Updated: 01 February 2019, 11:55 am