In a bid to trace missing children, the Government Railway Police have proposed to install face recognition software in CCTV cameras at different stations across the State.
“Many children run away from their home fearing failure in the exams. We can upload pictures of such missing children in the face recognition software so that CCTV cameras at the railway stations can identify them,” said Rohith Nathan Rajagopal, Superintendent of Police, Government Railway Police.
He was speaking at an awareness programme, organised by Arunodhaya Center for Street and Working Children at the Egmore railway station on the occasion of the World Day against Child Labour 2018, held recently.
422 children rescued
According to data, the Child Help Desk at the Egmore station, supported by the Ministry of Women and Child Development in association with the Ministry of Railways and Childline India Foundation rescued 422 children between April 2017 and March 2018. Out of this, more than 90% are boys. Read More
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