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Aadhaar Digest: child tracking database, iris authentication at Axis, 1cr people in J&K have Aadhaar

Aadhaar linked to central database of children living in shelter homes Aadhaar numbers of over 30,000 children living in child care institutions have been linked to the Track Child portal following reports of children going missing from shelter homes, reports PTI. Track Child is a central database of children who have gone missing in different parts of the country — it is meant to aid coordination between child homes, police departments and state governments. The government has credited unique ID with connecting some missing children with their parents, as the ID records the childrens' addresses. Track Child portal is also used to find children who have gone missing from child care institutions (CCI), in case the child tries to enroll in another shelter home. The Ministry has reportedly asked all the stakeholders to ensure Aadhaar registration of children in all…

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