Union Home Minister Amit Shah participated in the Bhoomi Pooja ceremony and laid the Foundation Stone for the National Forensic Sciences University (NFSU) campus at Dharwad.
National Forensic Sciences University (NFSU) will be built at an area of 46 acres of land belonging to the University of Agricultural Sciences (UAS) campus at Dharwad.
Speaking at the occasion, Amit Shah said that “NFSU Dharwad will offer courses in Cyber Security, Digital Forensics, Artificial Intelligence, DNA Forensics, Food Processing, Environment Forensics, and Agriculture Forensics”.
“Pralhad Joshi was behind me to establish NFSU at Dharwad. He managed to arrange 60 acres of land in just one day with the help of CM Bommai, I had no option but to accept it” Amit Shah added.
Union Minister and Dharwad MP Pralhad Joshi said that “The Central government aims to make National Forensic Sciences University (NFSU) campus Dharwad a World-class University”.
“It is gratifying to note that the Bhoomi Pooja is being done in a very short time. Hubballi Dharwad which hosts IIT, IIIT, Law University, etc has become host to another university” he added.
Pralhad Joshi also confirmed that the university is going to start Postgraduate courses from June 2023. The government will provide all the necessary infrastructure to start classes.
A meeting will be conducted with DC to identify the Building to operate the temporary campus of the NFSU. After discussing with NFSU officials, the necessary facilities will be finalized.
NFSU Dharwad will be the 9th NFSU in India and the first in South India. It already has a presence in Gujarat, Delhi, Goa, Tripura, Bhopal, Pune, Guwahati, and Manipur.