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NCRB study on Missing Women & Children 

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  • February 7, 2020
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NCRB study on Missing Women & Children 

Part of: GS Prelims and GS Mains II – Secularism

In news:

  • In 2019, the Supreme Court had directed the NCRB to “analyse the data on missing persons [especially on women and children], so that areas prone to persons being trafficked can be identified”.
  • Report says that The highest number of women and children who go missing in the country are from Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh respectively.
Daily Current Affairs IAS | UPSC Prelims and Mains Exam – 4th February 2020

Daily Current Affairs IAS | UPSC Prelims and Mains Exam – 4th February 2020

SRC: The Hindu

From Prelims Point of View:

National Crime Record Bureau

  •  HQ in New Delhi, set-up in 1986 under the Ministry of Home Affairs
  • To function as a repository of information on crime and criminals so as to assist the investigators in linking crime to the perpetrators.
  • It was set up based on the recommendations of the National Police Commission (1977-1981) and the MHA’s Task Force (1985).
  • NCRB brings out the annual comprehensive statistics of crime across the country (‘Crime in India’ report).
  • The report serves as a crucial tool in understanding the law and order situation across the country.

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