As per the ongoing survey, as of now 5,153 children are living on the streets with their families, 1,266 are on the streets but live in slums and 39 are orphans, Thakur said.
In mid-June, the administration reported about 2,000 boys and girls at the Fort Bliss facility amid child welfare advocates' concerns about inadequate conditions.
Another Muzaffarpur Shelter Home case? The complainant, a 22-year-old woman, has alleged that the inmates of After Care Home Gaighat are enduring horrific physical abuse after being sedated.
Citing official data, NGO Centre for Holistic Development (CHD) said the number of homeless people far outstrips the capacity of existing night shelters in Delhi.