A total of 5427 Missing Children, tracked and recovered through Khoya-Paya citizen corner of Track child since inception: DR. VIRENDRA KUMAR

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  • August 2, 2018
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As reported by National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB), a total of 68,874 , 60,443, and 63,407 children were reported missing during the year 2014, 2015 and 2016 respectively.

The Khoya Paya portal was launched in the month on 2nd June, 2015. Total number of children tracked and recovered since inception to till date using the Khoya-Paya citizen corner of Trackchild is 5427. The Ministry of Women and Child Development has organized various meetings/consultations with different stake holders. Brochures on Khoya Paya were also printed. The Ministry collaborated with Radio channel, and jingles on Khoya Paya were produced and aired on Radio City 91.1 FM. WCD Ministry also collaborated with the Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) and various slogans on KhoyaPaya were publicized on the walls in the villages as a campaign on missing children.

State/UT-wise details of the total number of children tracked and recovered in the last three years (2nd June 2015 to 31st July 2018) using the Khoya-Paya citizen corner of Trackchild is as follows:

No. of Children tracked and recovered on Khoya-Paya

S. No.

Name of the State/UT’s

No of Cases Closed

1

Andaman & Nicobar

0

2

Andhra Pradesh

68

3

Arunachal Pradesh

0

4

Assam

2

5

Bihar

23

6

Chandigarh

9

7

Chhattisgarh

1

8

Dadra Nagar Haveli

0

9

Daman & Diu

7

10

Delhi

360

11

Goa

12

12

Gujarat

0

13

Haryana

133

14

Himachal Pradesh

11

15

Jammu & Kashmir

2

16

Jharkhand

7

17

Karnataka

265

18

Kerala

0

19

Lakshadweep

0

20

Madhya Pradesh

4

21

Maharashtra

9

22

Manipur

0

23

Meghalaya

0

24

Mizoram

0

25

Nagaland

1

26

Odisha

16

27

Puducherry

0

28

Punjab

30

29

Rajasthan

9

30

Sikkim

0

31

Tamil Nadu

3

32

Telangana

6

33

Tripura

1

34

Uttar Pradesh

1971

35

Uttarakhand

0

36

West Bengal

44

37

Others

2433

Total

5427

The above Information was given by Minister of State for Women and Child Development, DR. VIRENDRA KUMAR in reply to an Unstarred Question in the Rajya Sabha, today.

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