Central Forensic Science Laboratory, Hyderabad
The Central Forensic Science Laboratory, Hyderabad (CFSL, Hyderabad), established in 1967 is one of the four Central Forensic Science Laboratories in India. The CFSL Hyderabad is a centre of excellence in chemical sciences. Since 2002, the laboratory is under the administrative control of BPR&D and under the direct control of the Directorate of Forensic Sciences, Ministry of Home Affairs (India), Government of India.
The laboratory in the beginning started functioning from the Chirag Ali Lane in the Abids area of Hyderabad city. The laboratory shifted to its present location in Ramanthapur in 1982. The laboratory is situated in the vicinity of the Osmania University institutional area. Among other scientific examination facilities the laboratory also provides the facilities for DNA examination and cyber forensics. The first director of the CFSL Hyderabad was Dr. S.N.Garg. And now the present director is Mr. A.K. Ganjoo.