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Amit Shah lays the foundation stone of Guwahati campus of National Forensic Science University (NFSU) in Assam today

Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation, Shri Amit Shah laid the foundation stone of Guwahati campus of National Forensic Science University (NFSU) in Assam. Along with this, Shri Amit Shah also launched the web portal ‘Assam Police Seva Setu’ to make the services of the Assam Police more accessible and transparent for the people. A book written by Dr. J.M Vyas on the use of forensic science in judiciary was also released. Several dignitaries including the Chief Minister of Assam Shri Himanta Biswa Sarma were present on the occasion.

In his address, Shri Amit Shah said that today is a very important day for the criminal justice system of Assam as well as the entire North-East as the world’s 11th campus and the country’s 10th campus has been established in Guwahati. He said that the State Government has given 50 acres of land for this Forensic Science University and Government under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, will provide about Rs 500 crore on this NFSU for graduation and post graduation of 3,500 students. He said that with the Bhumi pujan ceremony of National Forensic Science University (NFSU) today and after the commencement of its temporary campus, the students of the entire North East will not have to go to metropolitan cities like Delhi, Gujarat, Mumbai to get education in the field of forensic science. Shri Shah said that the only specialized forensic science university of the world is located in India.

Shri Amit Shah said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, the Government of India is going to make radical changes in IPC, CRPC and Evidence Act. Its basic objective is to change these three laws prepared during the British era according to the spirit of our Constitution and to increase the conviction ratio in our country. The government is going to make the visit of forensic experts mandatory in all crimes punishable for more than 6 years which is also going to create job opportunities for forensic science students across the country. He added that  there is huge demand of experts in this emerging field of forensic science across the globe. The National Forensic Science University, started from Gujarat, is the only NFSU in the world to prepare exclusive courses in the field of forensic science and convert all dimensions of forensic science into courses.

The Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation Minister said that the NFSU, Guwahati will not only  benefit Assam and North-East India but  many countries along the eastern border like Myanmar Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Indonesia. He said that by signing Memorandum of Understanding with the many countries, National Forensic Science University is not only providing online and offline training to the officials for the use of forensics in police and judicial process but to the private industries as well. National Forensic Science University has trained police officers and forensic scientists from more than 70 countries and has signed more than 170 agreements with national and international organizations around the world. Shri Shah said that Guwahaticampus of NFSU is a perfect university in true sense. In this, along with courses like cyber security, digital, forensic, artificial intelligence, DNA forensics, food forensics, environmental forensics and agricultural forensics, arrangements will be made for double graduation. He said that from this academic year itself five faculties are going to start 5 academic courses and further will be expanded to 40 different courses and this unit will be converted into a complete unit.


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