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Panaji: Union Minister of State for Aayush (Independent Charge) Shripad Naik has
assured that his Ministry will assist to include Forensic Odontology as a separate subject in third and fourth year at Goa University.
Minister said that a proposal has been putforth by Indian Association of Forensic Odontology( IOFO) in this regard.
He was speaking after inaugurating 1st International and 16th National Indian Association of Forensic Odontology Conferece at Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee stadium, Taliegao on September 29.
Naik stated that Forensic Odontology is an evolving science and has a greater scope for development using modern technology and thus the conference is rightly themed, marching into digital era.
The conference will be platform for practising dentists and the dental students to learn new technology and that can be used in forensic dentistry.
Minister for Power and Law and Judiciary Shri Nilesh Cabral said that the present government has always stressed upon the benefit of going digital as it guarantees transparency, effective service delivering and good governance. The theme of conference goes along with nation wide campaign of digital India.
Meanwhile, Union minister also released the Souvenir of IOFO.