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AP Government Constitutes Forensic Science Development Board

The board would frame policy guidelines on the forensic science, assist in the procurement of the latest equipment, recruitment and training of personnel for improvement of Forensic Science facilities in the State.

Published: 17th July 2015 06:13 PM  |   Last Updated: 17th July 2015 06:13 PM   |  A+A-

By ENS

HYDERABAD: The Andhra Pradesh  government has constituted a seven-member Forensic Science Development Board under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary to improve the standard of forensic science in the State and to reduce the time period of investigation.

The board would frame policy guidelines on the forensic science, assist in the procurement of the latest equipment, recruitment and training of personnel for improvement of Forensic Science facilities in the State.

The Andhra pradesh State Forensic Science Laboratory (APSFSL) was established in November 1974, however, after the bifurcation of the State, the truncated State is forced to depend upon its Regional Forensic Science Laboratories situated at  Visakapatnam, Vijayawada, Kurnool, Guntur and Tirupathi.

APSFL has mobile forensic science Laboratories called CLUES in all district headquarters to collect physical evidence from crime scenes.

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