Present post of Priyank Kanoongo is Chairman, National Commission for Protection of Child Rights, Government of India. He is continuously working for the effective implementation of the mandate received under the Commission’s Right to Education Act, Juvenile Justice Act, POCSO Act and Child Labor Act. In this context, under his guidance, the Commission is organizing consultations with the stakeholders, workshops and other awareness programs across the country and regularly inspecting the institutions related to children. Along with this, many important studies related to children are also being done. With the aim of ensuring that every child gets his constitutional and statutory rights, he is constantly moving towards realizing the concept of child-friendly society.