NCPCR launches “CiSS application” under Baal Swaraj portal
National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has launched a “CiSS Application” under Bal Swaraj Portal to help in the rehabilitation process of Children in Street Situations (CiSS).
About CiSS Application
It is used to collect data of children found abandoned on roads from all states and union territories.
The application tracks their rescue and rehabilitation process.
This initiative has been started under the direction of the Supreme Court of India.
This program is in conformity with the provision given in Article 51(a) of the Constitution of India.
This platform serves to collect data and report to the District Child Protection Officer (DCPO) for taking necessary action for such children.
It also provides a platform for professionals and organizations to provide any help to children in need.
Its working framework
It categorises any child under ‘Children in Street Situation’ if the child -
is living on the streets alone
is living on the streets during the day
or living on the streets with the family.
The root cause of this phenomenon is the migration of families from rural to urban areas in search of better living standards.
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