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Forensic Medicine & Toxicology

Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology was started in October 2020. At present the department is in its developing stage and faculties are engaged in teaching undergraduate medical students to meet the challenges encountered in medico legal work in future. The department is setting up a modernized mortuary with different ancillary laboratories for conduction of academic activity, research and medico-legal works. The department also aims to conduct webinar/CMEs/workshops /conferences regularly to strengthen the legal knowledge and practice of clinical forensic medicine. 

Future plans -     

  • Medico legal autopsies
  • Embalming
  • Clinical Forensic Medicine services: Age estimation, injury report, medical examination of accused and victims involved in various crime etc.
  • Nodal centre for One Stop Crisis Centre (OSCC) for survivors of sexual offence.
  • Toxicology laboratory and poison information centre.
  • Forensic Anthropology laboratory
  • Histopathology laboratory
  • Virtual autopsy centre
  • Medicolegal training to Advocate, Magistrates, Police personals and Medical officers.