Agartala: In a first, an off-campus centre of the National Forensic Sciences University (NFSU) will be established in Agartala, Tripura to create skilled manpower in forensic science and strengthen forensic capabilities.

On Thursday, NFSU wrote a letter to Tripura chief secretary Kumar Alok requesting for allotment of building premises (temporary) for commencing academic programmes in the state.

NFSU executive registrar CD Jadeja in his letter to the chief secretary said that in reference to the letter received from the government of Tripura and subsequent visit of experts’ team, the university has agreed in principle to establish an off-campus centre in Tripura.

The letter also cited that till the financial approval from the minister of home affairs is received to establish a full-fledged NFSU campus in Tripura, the academic courses shall start in a temporary building for which rent would be paid to the government.

“We request you to kindly provide a suitable building which has minimum 10 to 15 classrooms @ 50 square meter each and 4 to 5 Halls of 40 square meters each per laboratories and 4 to 5 halls for administrative staff and library,” the letter read.

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NFSU will pay the rent at a concessional rate decided by the state government for the off-campus centre that will be established in Tripura.

The executive registrar has requested the Tripura government for confirmation so that a team of NFSU can visit and see the infrastructure in the proposed place and finalize accordingly.



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