Women and child development ministry's new initiative
Sweta Ranjan | May 30, 2015
Think of that beautiful moment when a long missing child is traced and there is a reunion of the child and parents. However, even extensive and exhaustive search by police officials and NGOs more often than not fails to trace the missing child. So, the government has decided to use technology, and plans to launch a website specially designed for the missing children. The ministry of Women and Child Development will unveil the website, the www.khoyapaya.gov.in, which is a citizen based website to exchange information on missing and found children.
The website slated to be launched on June 2 is an attempt to involve citizens of India and involve them through their participation to tackle the issue of missing children in India. it will have three basic functionalities.
1. for parents whose kids go missing. Parents or relatives could upload the photos of the child with all possible details like name, height, complexion, Aadhar number, finger prints.
2. This will be for those who find a missing child. One could take the details from the child and upload.
3. The third function will match the identity with data base. When a name is entered on the screen all children’s details with that name will flash.
A source from the ministry says, “In India around two lakhs children each year go missing either for short of long duration. This website will basically create two category of database for missing children to assist those parents and kids who till date found themselves helpless in such a situation”.
The khoyapaya website is a project that is close to the heart of the minister of women and child development, Maneka Gandhi. The source from the ministry says, “The mission of this web portal is to arrange the reunion of each missing child in the country with their parents. This will be accessed by a common man to upload visuals and details of missing children and help track them. This portal will act as an enabling platform for citizens to report missing children or those found as well as sightings. The name khoyapaya has been given by prime minister Narendra Modi himself.”
This website will even deal with the obstacles in finding a child by arranging an integrated country-wide database and issues like lack of inter-state cooperation will be sorted. A senior official from the women and child development ministry shares that in future this portal will also be linked with social media like twitter for a multiplier effect.
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