Lahore: Government College University, Lahore Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Muhammad Khaleeq-ur-Rahman has established the Ravian Forensic Society (RFS) at the university level and allocated a special budget for the trainings and other academic and co-curricular activities of the society. Earlier, the society was working at the departmental level and its activities were restricted to the university’s Chemistry Department only.
Addressing the RFS oath-taking ceremony, the Vice Chancellor said that eminent chemist Dr Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh would continue to remain the advisor of the society. He said forensic science was a multidisciplinary subject and students from all departments especially psychology should take interest in it.
The Vice Chancellor proudly said GCU Chemistry Department had a very strong and active collaboration with the Punjab Forensic Science Agency (PFSA) and it had a taken lead by introducing a new and highly demand-driven post-graduate program, MS Forensic Chemistry, which offered latest insights into techniques and technology for crime scene investigation. He said that the postgraduate program was designed to benefit in-service professionals associated with the professions of law, police, intelligence agencies, print and electronic media, and freshmen who were interested to pursue their career as forensic experts.
Later, the Vice Chancellor administered oath to the newly-elected executive committee of the society. Dean Faculty of Science and Technology Prof Dr Islam Ullah Khan were also present.