HM lays foundation for Forensic Sciences Institute in Lucknow
By TIOL News Service
LUCKNOW, AUG 02, 2021: THE Union Home Minister, Mr Amit Shah, laid the foundation stone of the Uttar Pradesh State Institute of Forensic Sciences in Lucknow yesterday. The Union Home Minister also planted a sapling.
In his address, the Union Home Minister said that the Uttar Pradesh State Institute of Forensic Sciences, with its sprawling campus, will have a grand beginning. Today its seed has been planted, but when this banyan tree grows, then many students will make their career from here. Many students will participate in research here and become the backbone of law and order machinery, not only of Uttar Pradesh but of the entire country.
Mr Shah said that about Rs 200 crore would be spent on the Uttar Pradesh State Institute of Forensic Sciences to be built in Lucknow. Along with this, the Government of India has allocated an amount of Rs 15 crore to build a DNA Center here, so that the country's most advanced DNA Center will be built here.
The Home Minister said that initially about 150 students will graduate from this institute every year and there will be more than 350 faculty. This institute will provide research and development in the field of forensic science and integrate it with practical applications. There will also be a resource center for behavioural science and civil and criminal law, which will help in the field of justice in all the states of the entire northern region.