App launched to track and trace missing children in India


Union Minister of Commerce, Industry and Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu on June 29 launched a mobile application ReUnite which helps to track and trace missing and abandoned children in India.

Speaking on the launch, the Minister appreciated the work being done by the NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan and Capgemini for developing the app. He said that this effort to reunite parents whose children have gone missing is a wonderful use of technology to address real life social challenges.

The app is multi-user platform where parents and citizens can upload pictures of children and provide detailed description including name, birth mark, address, report to the police station, search and identify missing kids.

The app is available for both Android and iOS smartphones.

Nobel Laureate and founder of Bachpan Bachao Andolan Kailash Satyarthi was also present at the launch ceremony.

Source: PIB

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