Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Cuttack, Dec 30:
Bouyed by earlier success in rescue and rehabilitation of missing children, the Odisha police will launch Operation Smile-2 from January 2016.
A meeting to discuss the blue print of the rescue mission is being held at the Crime Branch Headquarters in Cuttack, today.
DGP K B Singh along with more than 100 police officials from various districts of the state were present in the meeting.
The operation will be divided into two parts from 1st to 15th January within the state and from 15th January to 30th January outside the state.
“This is a sensitization and awareness programme about missing children for our officers. The programme in association with Women and Child Development , Labour , Social welfare and various other departments of the state. It will be implemented in 2 phases, first inside the state and second outside the state.”
Ten police teams will be formed for the success of the rescue operation. There will be 9 teams from Odisha police and one team from the Police commissionerate of police. Each team will have 10 members.
The Operation Smile launched on January 2015 for a month was successful in rescuing 300 children from all around the state.