Hyderabad: Telangana Police on Thursday conducted an online conference on Operation Muskaan- VII to discuss strategies for tracing missing children, bonded/child labour and rescuing street children and trafficked children under month-long drive to be commenced this month.
The initiative envisages that the rescued children have to be reunited with their families or sent to the Child Care Institutions (CCIs) or other hostels. The rescued boys and girls would be admitted to the specialised schools in coordination with the Education Department.
Under the programme, the data of missing children and unidentified child dead bodies was required to be updated on Darpan application and track child portal to trace them. The details of children residing in CCIs will also be updated on Darpan application and track child portal by CCIs.
Director-General of Police M Mahendar Reddy said Operation Smile and Muskaan were being conducted since January-2015.
Tracing of missing children, bonded/child labour and rescuing street and trafficked children was a sacred duty of those who are going to participate in the operation. He stated that handling those issues would be sensitive and need to be done with care and compassion.
While reiterating the importance of the programme, he said the stakeholders in Operation Muskaan should work in coordination to realise its objectives.
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