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SC directs disaster management body to constitute child protection cell

SC stressed upon need of usage of maximum face recognition software in children missing cases

ANI  |  New Delhi 

Supreme Court
Supreme Court

The on Tuesday directed the Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to constitute a 'child protection cell' for the

The apex court ruled the above, while hearing a plea filed by the NGO, Bachpan Bachao Aandolan

The court also stressed upon the need of usage of maximum face recognition software, while dealing with the children missing cases.

Meanwhile, the court also ordered the police to register FIRs in the children missing and untraceable cases.

The apex court also asked the Government to ensure that the vacancies in the Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) and other relevant departments, assigned for child rights and their rescue, relief and rehabilitation, shall be filled.

First Published: Tue, September 05 2017. 13:37 IST