Uttar Pradesh state institute of forensic science set up under the ministry of home affairs in Lucknow will have 8 departments and 14 laboratories. The institute that will begin classes with 150 students that will, offer Bsc, Msc, MPhil, PhD and diplomas and certificate courses. It will be administered by Gujarat-based national forensic sciences University, as per an MoU signed between NFSU chancellor JN Vyas and UP additional chief secretary.
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath recalled home minister Amit shah’s suggestions in 2019 about forming an advanced forensic institute in keeping with the changing nature of crime and its challenges during his visit to UP. This has finally materialised under the guidance of PM Narendra Modi and home minister Shah.