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About Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram

Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram,Kerala was established in 1985.

Vision & Mission

Every year, about 45000 articles involved in 20000 cases are subjected to chemical examination and certificates are issued to Judiciary / Medical Officers / Police Officers / Excise Officers etc.

A special drive programme is organised every year during festival seasons (Onam and Christmas) to check the adulteration of liquor samples with out delay. All the three offices used to work around the clock in the festival seasons.

The results are released within hours of receipts of samples. This is just to prevent the occurrence of liquor tragedy in the State during festival occasions.

Freshly recruited Excise Officers / Excise Staff are given training in Laboratories regarding proper sampling of liquor under Abkari Act.

Forensic Medicine Post Graduate Students are given training on various aspects of toxicological analysis.

The Officers of this Department take classes on 'Forensic toxicology', Chemico Legal Examination Rules, Narcotic substances and Drug abuse for Police Officers and Excise Officers including I.P.S. Probationers at Police Training College, Thiruvananthapuram.

Different batches of Final Year M.B.B.S. Students, Nursing Students and Pharmacy Students are given training at these Laboratories. 

The officers of these Laboratories participates in various exhibitions on drug abuse and psychotropic substance abuse, conducted by various agencies with Government permission. The different types of drugs were exhibited and people were given awareness on impact of drug abuse on society and country.

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