• Track Child and KhoyaPaya National Tracking System for Missing & Vulnerable Children
The Ministry of Women and Child Development Ministry had entrusted National Informatics Centre (NIC) to develop a national portal TrackChild which not only have data on ‘missing’ children but it also have live database to monitor the progress of the ‘found’ children who are availing various services in different Child Care Institutions (CCIs) under the ICPS and the JJ Act.
TrackChild portal has been designed and developed adhering to the guidelines provided in the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000 and Model Rules 2007 and the provisions laid down in the Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS). One of the tasks entrusted under ICPS to the State Governments is the setting up of a child tracking system which will facilitate data entry and matching of missing and found children, and also enable follow up of the progress of children who are beneficiaries of the Scheme. Thus, proper monitoring and welfare of the children under the Scheme would also be ensured through the portal. The Homes, Child Welfare Committees are being equipped with computers; staff etc. to facilitate data entry of the children under ICPS.
• For more details visit at : http://trackthemissingchild.gov.in/trackchild/index.php and http://khoyapaya.gov.in/mpp/home
Missing children across the country on Track Child and KhoyaPaya
The details of missing children across the country (as reported by the police on TrackChild portal) during the last three years, State/UT-wise is as follows:
|No. of Children missing across the country during last three years on KhoyaPaya(2nd June 2015 to 21st December 2018)||Track Child|
|S. No.||Name of the State/UT||No. of Cases||Missing Children|
|1.||Andaman & Nicobar Islands||1||130|
|8.||Dadar Nagar Haveli||0||0|
|9.||Daman & Diu||23||49|
|15.||Jammu and Kashmir||3||12|
The details of children tracked and found during the said period using Khoya-Paya web portal, State/UT wise is as follows:
|No. of Children tracked and found on KhoyaPaya(2nd June 2015 to 21st December 2018)|
|S. No.||Name of the State/UT’s||No of Cases Closed|
|1||Andaman & Nicobar||0|
|8||Dadra Nagar Haveli||0|
|9||Daman & Diu||7|
|15||Jammu & Kashmir||2|
The Ministry has been regularly informing regarding the initiative through various media platform including Print, Radio and Social media. The Ministry had also publicized the initiatives on the walls of some villages in collaboration with IFFCO.
This information was given by Minister of State for Women and Child Development Dr. Virendra Kumar in a written reply in Lok Sabha on 28th December 2018.