Training prog on child track system held

ITANAGAR, Apr 20: The Women & Child Development Department organized a one-day training programme on ‘TrackChild 2.0’ and ‘Khoya Paya’ for District Child Protection Officers, Juvenile Justice Boards, Child Welfare Committees, Child Care Institutions and Master Trainers at Administrative Training Institute, Naharlagun on Thursday.
The objective of the training programme is to completely roll-out the system of ‘Track Child Portal’ to effectively track every missing child of the state, among other uses.
In her inaugural address, WCD Secretary Madhu K Garg elaborated on the importance of implementing TrackChild system and Khoya Paya to track missing children. “It becomes very painful for the parents, when a child goes missing suddenly. The life of the missing child becomes worse and painful when the child falls in the trap of traffickers,” she observed. Garg also called upon the trainees to avail maximum benefit from the training programme for effective implementation of the Track Child Portal system and Khoya Paya.
In his keynote address, Itanagar NIC SIO, Jyotish Roy informed that this project was first started in West Bengal as a pilot project and is now being implemented all over the country due to its success. The NIC was entrusted with the task of developing the National Tracking System for Missing and Vulnerable Children and to implement it throughout the country.
With the implementation of the Integrated Child Track System, the reporting of cases has increased many folds and chances of recovery of children have also increased, he added.
WCD Director, T P Loyi also spoke on the occasion,
Among others, Dr Subrata Roy Gupta, Scientist, NIC-WBSC, Biswadip Biswas, NIC Kolkata, and Gyati Doley, Principal System Analyst, NIC, Itanagar attended the training programme as resource persons.



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