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Odisha Police rescues 1,497 missing children

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

has rescued at least 1,497 children missing from different parts of the state this month, a said Wednesday.

The named Paree-II was launched on September 1 and till Tuesday (Sep11), a total of 1,497 children have been rescued and drive is still continuing, the of said.

While the within the state will continue till September 15, the teams will go to other states and for missing children from September 16 to September 30, the informed.

He said like previous years, eight composite teams of police and officials of women and child development department have been selected for coordinated approach for recovery of missing children from other states like Delhi, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telengana, Chhattisgarh, and others.

Before leaving on the mission, the team members were given interactive inputs at the in Cuttack by officers.

These teams will be on special mission from September 16-30 in on basis of available inputs, he said.

Emphasis has been laid on integration of rescued children to mainstream and subsequent rehabilitation in collaboration with all stakeholders, the said.

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First Published: Wed, September 12 2018. 21:00 IST