Operation Muskaan helped Gurgaon Police to trace over 1000 kids

Gurgaon Police traced 1094 children in Haryana during the month-long operation Muskaan.

Created On: Aug 4, 2015 14:14 IST

Operation Muskaan: a programme to trace missing and destitute children and reunite them with their parents

Operation Muskaan, an initiative launched by railway police to trace missing and destitute children and reunite them with parents, was in news in first week of August 2015. It came into news after Gurgaon Police traced 1094 children in Haryana during the month-long operation.

Of the 1094 children traced under the operation, 263 were living in shelter homes, while 831 children were traced from different places. Out of the 831 children, 809 have been reunited with their parents, while the remaining 22 have been lodged in shelter homes.

The Operation Muskaan was launched by the railway police on 1 July 2015 from Dindigul railway station of Tamil Nadu. The operation was launched with an aim to prevent child trafficking and rescue children from persons who tried to engage them in begging, sexual trade and other antisocial activities.

Under the programme police were trained to screen all children residing in shelther homes, railway platforms, bus stand, roads and religious places and extract required information from them.

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