The Khoya-Paya Portal is a citizen website for sharing information about missing and found children. It was developed by the Department of Women’s and Child Development and the Department of Electronics and Information Technology.
The website is a platform where citizens can report missing children and sightings of their whereabouts without wasting much time. “Found” children can also be reported on this web portal. videos and other means of transmitting and uploading information to the website.
KhoyaPaya website is a platform where any citizen of India can register and report the following:
- Missing children and sightings of their whereabouts without wasting much time.
- “Found” children can also be reported on this web portal.
- Through text, photos, videos and other means of transmitting and uploading information to the KhoyaPaya website.
- Cases reported on the portal would only be published after a preliminary examination.
How to use
There was another portal called Track Child for the same reason. But it is a limited portal as only the police communicate with the police and not everyone can participate. KhoyaPaya is a portal that removes
In order to use the KhoyaPaya portal, you must first register. Information about the missing or found child can be shared through text, photos, videos, etc. This information will then be shared in real-time with police and state authorities who will investigate the matter.
You can choose from the four options provided:
- Log in or Register
- I have sighted a child
- My child is missing
- Search a missing child
Searching for a missing child
Once you register on the site, you can use advanced search to find missing children. You can enter details like facial attributes, physical attributes, and other information. The portal also has a dashboard that contains information about the total number of registered users. Most importantly and commendably, GOI has also included a column for transgender children. The portal clearly warns that you also need to register an FIR. In other words, using this portal is secondary to filing an FIR with the police.
When to use
If a child is missing, parents/family members should:
- First dial 100 for the police or 1098 for CHILDLINE.
- Then go to the police station and file an FIR.
- After that, upload the child’s information to KhoyaPaya and other similar portals.
- You can also upload the information when the child is found.
With the Khoya-Paya portal, the process of finding a missing child can be quick and easy. More importantly, the Internet connects us with an unlimited number of people living in different corners. of the world. Therefore, the probability of finding, locating or obtaining information about missing children becomes very high.
Children are an integral part of our lives. If we cannot tolerate even the slightest scratch on their body, then it is beyond imagination how these parents survive when their child disappears. The mere idea is traumatic! Therefore, we must congratulate GOI and welcome your movement with open arms by spreading more and more knowledge about the KhoyaPaya portal and using the portal when needed.