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More than 22000 children reported as missing on Track Child portal since last 6 months

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 More than 22000 children reported as missing on Track Child portal since last 6 months

The Ministry of Women and Child Development has developed web portals “Track Child” and “Khoya-Paya” to track the missing and found children. The   Khoya-Paya has been integrated as citizen corner on TrackChild portal. The number of website hits reported on Track Child portal from January, 2012 to November, 2016 (till date) are 12,13,82,364.


The total number of missing children reported and uploaded on the portals along with number of children recovered so far with their help since last six months, are as below:

Children Missing - 22,451
Recovered        - 21,242

The Track Child portal is being re-aligned as per the provision of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 and Rules frame thereunder.
This information was given by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Smt. Krishna Raj in the Rajya Sabha today.

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A total of 16,877 Women and 12,158 Children are reported to have been rescued from trafficking during 2015

Ujjawala’ is a comprehensive scheme implemented by the Ministry for prevention of trafficking, with components – Prevention, Rescue, Rehabilitation, Re-Integration and Repatriation of victims of trafficking. The scheme has been conceived primarily for the purpose of preventing trafficking on the one hand and rescue and rehabilitation of victims on the other. During the year 2016-17 the total no of Ujjawala projects across India is 290 and total Budget Estimate for the Scheme is Rs 35 crores.

As reported by the National Crime Records Bureau, Ministry of Home Affairs, a total of 16,877 Women and 12,158 Children are reported to have been rescued from trafficking during 2015. The Ministry of Women and Child Development is implementing the Ujjawala scheme for rehabilitation and reintegration of the victims of trafficking.

As per Seventh Schedule of the Constitution of India, Police is a state subject and as such registration, investigation and prevention of crime like human trafficking is primarily the responsibility of state govt. concerned. However Govt. of India has taken various steps to combat trafficking and has issued several advisories to the State/ UT govt. from time to time.

Child/Female Victims Rescued during 2015
Children - 12158
Female   - 16877

Source: Anti-Human Trafficking
Note: Data is provisional
Data was not received from Odisha for month of June & August.

This information was given by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Smt. Krishna Raj in the Rajya Sabha today.

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