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 (2ndJune 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|
|8||Dadra Nagar Haveli||0|
|9||Daman & Diu||7|
|15||Jammu & Kashmir||2|
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