Forensic Science University Campus to be Built in Panchkula

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Chandigarh, July 20- The National Forensic Science University is set to establish its new campus in Panchkula. A meeting was convened on Thursday, where Speaker Haryana Vidhan Sabha Sh. Gian Chand Gupta, along with Mayor, Kulbhushan Goyal, and senior officials of the state government discussed the allocation of land for the campus.

               The meeting was attended by Home Secretary T V S N Prasad, Director General of Police P K Agrawal, Haryana Urban Development Authority Chief Administrator Ajit Balaji Joshi, Deputy Commissioner Panchkula Dr. Priyanka Soni, Municipal Corporation Commissioner Sachin Gupta, and various other dignitaries.

               Home Secretary T V S N Prasad apprised that he is in constant touch with the Union Ministry of Home Affairs and the Vice Chancellor of the University to establish the campus of National Forensic Science University located in Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat, in Panchkula. The project will require 50 acres of land for the new campus. In the interim period, classes can commence in any suitable building until the new infrastructure is constructed.

               A temporary space of 50000 square feet will be needed to initiate classes, and a team, led by Deputy Commissioner Dr. Priyanka Soni, has been formed to identify a suitable location. This team comprises officers from the Home Department and Haryana Urban Development Authority, along with Panchkula DCP and Joint Commissioner of Municipal Corporation. Several potential sites, including Sector 26 Polytechnic, NIFT, Agro Mall, Saket Hospital, and various community centers, are being considered for this purpose.

               To assess the building and land, a faculty team from the National Forensic Science University will soon visit Panchkula. Home Secretary TVSN Prasad expressed confidence that classes can begin within the next three months.

               Speaking about this development, Speaker Vidhan Sabha Sh. Gian Chand Gupta noted the significant growth of large-scale institutions in Panchkula over the last about nine years. These institutions have contributed to the city's enhanced reputation, and the robust infrastructure has paved the way for more such prestigious establishments. He emphasized that the new campus of the National Forensic Science University will create employment opportunities for the youth and will benefit Panchkula as well as the entire region. He said that the establishment of such institutions also boosts the economy.