With the increasing trend of crimes, the number of cases handled
by the Directorate also has gone up. With growing ingenuity of modern
criminal, more and more complex crimes are referred for analytical
purpose by the Law Enforcement Agencies. Considering the magnitude
and variety of crimes, all Divisions of the laboratory have been
equipped with most sophisticated state of art equipment. Advanced
technology-centric DNA Fingerprinting has been setup and disputed
paternity cases are solved with satisfactory results.
25 numbers of District Mobile Units has been set up under the 11th
Finance Commission Award to cope the growing demand of solving various
cases. These units have worked satisfactorily in District levels.
Considering upon the magnitude and variety of cases received for
analysis, Forensic Science Laboratory, Assam, generates the following
future plan which include getting the Directorate accredited to
NABL standards covering ISO 17025. The others include setting up
of separate Divisions like Computer Forensic, Brain Finger Printing
and Speaker Identification to deal with cases relating to cyber
crime under the Modernization of Police Force Scheme, 2007 - 08,
setup of museum and works on drug characterization / impurity profiling
which will be extended to other classes of drugs of abuse.