Jammu, Feb 9: Minister for Agriculture Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura today informed the House that the there are two Forensic Science Laboratories (FSLs) functional in the state, one each in twin capital cities of Jammu and Srinagar.
Replying to a question of Surinder Mohan Ambardar, the Minister informed that six field mobile units are also functional in Jammu division and eight in Kashmir division, while two divisions for DNA profiling and Computer/Cyber/Voice Identification/Video Authentication Technology have been created for modernization of laboratories.
He further informed that the government has also procured laboratory equipments under MoPF scheme for FSL, Srinagar/Jammu.
Giving details of the sanctioned staff strength in FSL include one post of Director, one Joint Director, six Deputy Directors and 12 scientific officers.
Legislators Ghulam Nabi Monga, Qaiser Jamshed Lone and Ramesh Arora raised supplementary questions to the main question.