Functions & Powers
  • To examine all matters relating to the safeguards provide for women under the Constitution of India and other laws.

  • To present to the State Government annually and suc other times as the Commission may think, fit, report upon the working of such safeguards.

  • To make in such reports recommendations for the effective implementations of such safeguards for improving the conditions of women by the State.

  • To review from time to time, the existing provisions of laws relating to women and recommend amendments there in for the purpose of providing remedial legislative measures to meet with inadequate provisions of such laws.

  • To take up the cases of violation of the provisions of the Constitution of India and of other laws relating to Women with the appropriate authorities

  • To look into complaints and take suo moto notice of matters relating,

  • Deprivation of women's rights.

  • Non-implementation of laws enacted to provide protection to women and to achieve the objects of equality and development. Non-compliance of policy decisions, guidelines or instructions aimed at mitigating hardships and ensuring Welfare and providing relief to women and to take up the issues arising out of such matters with appropriate authorities.

  • To call for special studies or investigations into specific problems or situations arising out of discrimination and atrocities against women and to identify the constrains so as to recommend strategies for their removal

  • To undertake promotional and educational of women in purposes of Suggesting ways of ensuring due representation of women in all spheres.

  • Identifying factors responsible for impeding their advancement, such as, lack of access to housing and basic services, inadequate support service and technology for reducing drudgery and occupational health hazards and for increasing their productivity.

  • To participate and advise on the planning of socio economic development of women.

  • To evaluate the progress of the development of women under the State.

  • To inspect or cause be inspected a jail, remand home, women's institution or other place of custody where women are kept as prisoners of otherwise, and to take up with concerned authorities for remedial action, if necessary.

  • To provide fund for litigation involving issues affecting a large body of women.

  • To endeavor to promote through the media a more positive image or balanced depiction of women in society and continuously to interact and try to educate the public opinion through media to enhance sensitivity to gender issues and bring about gender parity.

  • To any other matter which may be referred to it by the State Government.