The NCT will consist of: 

  • (i) Union Minister for Social Justice (Chairperson); 
  • (ii) Minister of State for Social Justice (Vice- Chairperson); 
  • (iii) Secretary of the Ministry of Social Justice; 
  • (iv) one representative from ministries including Health, Home Affairs, and Human Resources Development.  
  • Other members include representatives of the NITI Aayog, and the National Human Rights Commission.  
  • State governments will also be represented.  
  • The Council will also consist of five members from the transgender community and five experts from non-governmental organisations. 
  • The Council will also redress the grievances of transgender persons.