The Telangana State Commission for Women is constituted to improve the status of Women and to enquire into unfair practices affecting Women, and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

Our Vision

Women of Telangana State to have gender equality, gender justice for holistic development and achieve Sustainable Development Goals by accessing their rights and entitlements.

Functions of the Commission

  • The Women’s Commission works to improve the lives and defend the rights of women.
  • Promotes Gender-sensitive policies to eliminate discrimination against Women
  • Advocates their inclusion and participation in various developmental programs of Government.
  • Recommends to policy makers based on rigorous research and information gathered on fact-finding missions.
  • Ensures that their voices are heard from the local to global level and in various international forums.
  • The empowerment is the surest way for the greater well being of Women through programs like gender sensitization in Telangana.

Chairperson of the Commission

Present – Vacant

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Smt. V. Sunitha Laxma Reddy

Former Chairperson, Telangana State Commission for Women
From 27-12-2020 to 26-10-2023 (Resigned on 26-10-2023)

Smt. Vakiti Sunitha Laxma Reddy assumed the charge of Chairperson, Telangana State Commission for Women on December 27, 2020. She was born on April 5th, 1968, in Secunderabad, Hyderabad. She did her schooling from St.Anthony’s High School and graduation Bachelor of Science from Vanitha Maha Vidyalayam, Hyderabad. Later, in 1986, she married Sri. V. Laxma Reddy, Sarpanch, ZPTC, Shivampet Mandal who expired during A.P. General Elections in 1999 as a ticket aspirant from Narsapur constituency.

Driving inspiration from Late Rama Chandra Reddy Garu (father-in-law) and Husband Late Sri. V. Laxma Reddy Garu, she started her political career in 1999 and won the assembly election from Narsapur constituency. Humaneness, Leadership spirit, taking initiative and being open to new challenges has always been part of her work style. These qualities lead her to get elected three terms continuously from the same constituency.

Smt. Vakiti Sunitha Laxma Reddy served as General Secretary, Mahila Congress & as Medak District convenor from 2000 to 2002. In 2003, she started Lions club at Narsapur, under the name “Narsapur Sneha Bandhu” and worked as Charter President from 1999 o 2004. From 2004 to 2009 served as Women & Child Welfare Assembly committee Member and Chaiperson. In 2009, she took up charges as state cabinet Minister for Minor Irrigation, and from 2010 to 2014 served as State Cabinet Minister for IKP, Pension, WD & CW, Disable Welfare Department. Later, from 2014 to 2019, she worked as DCC President for Medak District.

With all this experience in dealing with and serving the people of Telangana since 2 decades, under her leadership, Telangana State Commission for Women has been setting up new milestones like the Commission’s campaign with the coordination of WD & CW Department, Police Department and concerned departments dealing with women on empowering women through legal services.

Even when the world is going through the crisis of COVID-19 and consequent lockdown, the Telangana State Commission for Women in coordination with the Govt. of Telangana and NCW took measures to address the new challenges faced by women and substantial numbers of pregnant women were arranged oxygen cylinders, hospital beds, plasma, blood, platelets and delivering medicines to the patients.

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Smt. Shaheen Afroze

Member, Telangana State Commission for Women

Smt.Shaheen Afroze assumed the office of Member, Telangana State Commission for Women on 27th Dec 2020.

She completed her graduation in Bachelor of Arts in Hyderabad. she has been the active founder member worked to achieve statehood of Telangana and emerged victorious.

She is currently holding posts of State Secretary, T.R.S. Incharge Chandrayangutta Constituency, President of All India Karuna Society & All India Women Welfare Society, Secretary for Telangana urdu Tahrik, General Secretary for Hyderabad Zilla Mahila Mandala Samakhya, General Secretary Community Development Society M.C.H, Circle-I Hyderabad, Member of Central Peace & Welfare Committee, Hyderabad, South Zone. Earlier, she worked as a Ex-Chairperson for Hyderabad Agriculture Market Committee. In this way she has been involved in various fields in different capacities.

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Smt. Sudham Laxmi

Member, Telangana State Commission for Women

Smt. Sudham Laxmi assumed the office of Member, Telangana State Commission for Women on 27th Dec 2020.

She has completed matriculation and later married Sudham Ravichander. She served as Municipal Corporator Nizambad twice i.e., from 2005 to 2010 and from to 2019, Zone 2 Chairperson for Municipal Corporation Nizamabad, Vice president of Indur Vanitha Women Lions club and also worked as TLF President (Dwakra) for Nizambad town.

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Smt. Kumra Eshwari Bhai

Member, Telangana State Commission for Women

Smt. Kumra Eshwari Bhai assumed the office of Member, Telangana State Commission for Women On 27th Dec 2020.

In year 2001 she elected has MPTC for Dhodanda Grama Panchayat and from 2003 to 2006 worked as MPTC, Indravelli village. Later on held the post of TRS State secretary and actively took part in Telangana movement agitation, while work as President of Kolam Community of Adilabad Dist. she created awareness on welfare schemes/Programms among the people of that community and also worked as president of women wing.

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Smt. Gaddala Padma

Member, Telangana State Commission for Women

Smt.Gaddala Padma assumed the office of Member, Telangana Commission for Women on December 27, 2020.

She completed her graduation in Jangaon District. From 2001 to 2014 she worked for creation of the new state, Telanagana, motivated public in General Body meetings and emerged victorious. Further, from 2010-14 she worked as Anganwadi Teacher in Gandiramavaram village of Jangaon district. Later, from 2014-19 she worked as chairperson, ZPP, for Erstwhile Warangal Dist. During her work period, she conducted special meeting with educational officials for to attain 100% result in SSC Exams. In addition to this she has given big her support to old age homes and participated in many other social welfare activities.

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Smt. Dr. Kommu Uma Devi Yadav

Member, Telangana State Commission for Women

Smt. Dr. Kommu Uma Devi Yadav assumed the office of Member, Telangana Commission for Women on December 27, 2020.

She is a women who worked in myriad of activities see it in political, social work etc., She is currently holding the post of State Mahila President, State president for TSRTC BC Employees Welfare Association, President of Telangana state Construction Worker Welfare Association and General Secretary for National BC Welfare Association. Earlier, she worked in various capabilities like related to women, Human Rights, NRI Cultural association, poor, gulf victims, pollution control & environmental protection, women empowerment, homes for old age persons etc,. For all the services she has done the Govt./Universities has recognized her capabilities/contribution and awarded her at international and national award.

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Smt. Katari Revathi Rao

Member, Telangana State Commission for Women

Smt. Katari Revathi Rao assumed the office of Member, Telangana Commission for Women on December 27, 2020.

Since 2004, she was supporting for people of telangana and extending her hand to the needy through blood donation camps, distributing books, plates, beds to BC/SC/ST welfare hostels, financial support for hospital expenses and school fees etc.

Officers and Employees

Smt. SK. Rasool Bee

Smt. K. Varalaxmi
Section Officer

Smt. N. Sultana Jaina
Section Officer

Outsourcing Staff

Mr. S. Ravi
PS to Chairperson

Mr. S. Ramana Reddy
Data Entry Operator

Mr. G. Sandeep
Data Entry Operator

Mr. A. Venkatesh
Steno Typist

Smt. Vijaya Laxmi
Office Security Asst

Ms. Neelavathi
Office Sub ordinate

Mr. Manasseh
Office Sub ordinate

Our Mission

  • Inspire, equip and support women to discover and realize their full potential.
  • Creating meaningful opportunities, enabling environment, resources, skill development for women to improve their lives, reduce disparities and vulnerabilities especially from marginalized sections.
  • Facilitate and coordinate women’s welfare and socio-economic development programs and schemes through easy access to the repository of knowledge, data, information.
  • Carry out research, gender budgeting, inter-sectoral convergence and forge synergy among various stakeholders for holistic development of women.