Amit Shah lays the foundation stone of NFSU Guwahati campus

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Pallavi Pathak
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New Delhi, Updated on May 26, 2023 12:16 IST

NFSU Guwahati will not only benefit Assam and North-East India but many countries along the eastern border like Myanmar Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Indonesia, said the Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation Minister.

Amit Shah lays the foundation stone of NFSU Guwahati campus

Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation, Amit Shah laid the foundation stone of Guwahati campus of National Forensic Science University (NFSU) in Assam. Along with this, he 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 JM Vyas on the use of forensic science in judiciary was also released. Several dignitaries including the Chief Minister of Assam Himanta Biswa Sarma were present on the occasion.

He 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. 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 INR 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.

The home minister 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. 

Amit Shah said that Guwahati campus 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. 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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