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**[http://www.medianama.com/2014/07/223-government-dna-database-privacy/ MediaNama: Indian Govt plans a DNA profiles database to find missing persons; Privacy? (16th July 2014)]
 
**[http://www.medianama.com/2014/07/223-government-dna-database-privacy/ MediaNama: Indian Govt plans a DNA profiles database to find missing persons; Privacy? (16th July 2014)]
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**[http://zeenews.india.com/news/nation/sc-wants-creation-of-dna-database-for-unidentified-bodies_947636.html Z News: SC wants creation of DNA database for unidentified bodies (15th July 2014)]
 
**[http://www.dailymail.co.uk/indiahome/indianews/article-2692100/Government-plans-DNA-database-help-missing-people.html Daily Mail: Government plans DNA database to help find missing people (14th July 2014)]
 
**[http://www.dailymail.co.uk/indiahome/indianews/article-2692100/Government-plans-DNA-database-help-missing-people.html Daily Mail: Government plans DNA database to help find missing people (14th July 2014)]
 
**[http://www.firstpost.com/india/why-the-aarushi-trial-was-a-double-murder-of-forensics-investigation-1250025.html First Post: Aarushi trial: A double murder of forensics and investigation (26th November 2013)]
 
**[http://www.firstpost.com/india/why-the-aarushi-trial-was-a-double-murder-of-forensics-investigation-1250025.html First Post: Aarushi trial: A double murder of forensics and investigation (26th November 2013)]

Revision as of 09:09, 5 August 2014

Overview

India does not have a national DNA database. However, according to Interpol's 2008 survey it has used HID (Human Identification) software of a national design for the operation of regional (State) databases.

In 2007 a bill known as the Draft DNA Profiling Bill was piloted by the Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics, an autonomous organization funded by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. The Bill is being developed further by an expert committee before being considered by parliament. The DNA Profiling Bill looks to legalize the collection and analysis of DNA samples for forensic purposes and the creation of a national database. See below for further details.

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