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According to the report based on NCRB data and RTI replies from police, 63 per cent of missing children in Delhi were untraceable, while it was 30 per cent across the country.
As many as 688 children, who went missing since 2016, are yet to be traced, the State police informed the High Court.
The affidavit was filed by the DG&IGP in compliance with the directions issued during the last date of hearing.
The Supreme Court today expressed shock at the discrepancy in two surveys reflecting a difference of around two lakh children staying in child care institutions.
Track Child functions as a central database of all those children who have gone missing. The portal will aid coordination between child homes, police departments and state governments.
Among the children who ran away, it was found that 47 per cent of them were SCs, while 3 per cent were STs.
The app, christened as 'ReUnite', is a collaboration between Bachpan Bachao Andolan led by Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi and IT major Capgemini.
The Delhi Police took help of the software after the Delhi High Court asked it to test run the FRS which can help trace and rescue missing children.
The high court's direction came after the Centre expressed its inability to immediately put into motion such a software.
Three young children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, who were separated from their families years back, were reunited with their parents with the help of Aadhaar numbers.