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Cabinet's nod to NFIES with financial outlay of Rs 2254 cr

New Delhi, June 19 (UNI) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the proposal of the Ministry of Home Affairs for the Central Sector Scheme “National Forensic Infrastructure Enhancement Scheme (NFIES) with a total financial outlay of Rs 2254.43 crore during the period from 2024–25 to 2028–29.
According to an official statement, the components approved under this scheme are the establishment of campuses of the National Forensic Sciences University (NFSU) in the country, the establishment of Central Forensic Science Laboratories in the country, and the enhancement of existing infrastructure at the Delhi Campus of the NFSU.
The scheme underscores the importance of high-quality, trained forensic professionals in the timely and scientific examination of evidence for an efficient criminal justice process, leveraging advancements in technology and evolving manifestations and methods of crime.
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