The brutal murder of a seven-year-old boy in Kerala at the hands of his mother's lover is a stark reminder that we as a country have failed in protecting our children.
While they did not reveal the name of the company, the official said the project will include a website and app that will take a year to see completion.
Delhi government standing counsel (criminal) Rahul Mehra submitted that the DCPCR has been found to be most negligent in the discharge of its duties.
The then 13-year-old girl went missing on July 21, 2014 and after she could not be traced for more than two-and-a-half years, the father moved the high court in May, 2017.
The submission was made by the Delhi Police before a bench of justices Hima Kohli and Manoj Kumar Ohri.
Kumbh Mela, CRY will be working through one of its alliance - Mehfooz, to make volunteers present at different points of the mela in a bid to reunite missing children.
Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Gangaram Ahir, in a written reply, said out of the 27,356 missing children during that period, 19,596 were traced by the Delhi Police.
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.
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.