Smt. Yasmeen Abrar Member, National Commission for Women has assumed charge of Chairperson, NCW with effect from 8th of April, 2011 on completion of the tenure of Dr. Girija Vyas. She will hold the Office of Chairperson, NCW till the vacancy is l filled by a fresh nomination under sub-Section IV of Section IV of NCW Act 1990. Smt. Abrar has been MemberSmt.Yasmeen Abrar-the new chairperson of Nation of NCW since 2005. She was nominated for the second term as Member NCW in 2008.