Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan Thursday formally launched ‘Mera Bacha Alert’ mobile application developed with aim to help people and concerned departments for recovery of missing children in the province. This application is a recent addition to the already available KP Citizens Portal and would also be included in Pakistan Citizen Portal.
The Chief Minister appreciated the efforts of Performance Management and Reforms Unit KP in developing this important application saying that it would not only help to recover the missing children but would also be helpful in discouraging unpleasant incidents regarding innocent children in the province. ‘It is the priority of this government to ensure protection of children. Mera Bacha Alert application is a golden step in this regard’, he added.
Earlier, the CM was briefed in details about preparation of application, its mechanism and features. It was told the idea of application came in reaction to various cases of child abuse. The application is providing complete mechanism for the parents to register a report if their child goes missing. They will be able to add a picture of missing child along with his/her attributes. The application will generate alerts and SMS to be sent to District Police Officer, RPO, IGP and Chief Secretary.
All the details including registration of FIR, start of investigation, dispatching of team, evidence collection.