Union Minister to lay the Foundation Stone of ‘Office-cum-Residential’ Complex of NIA Lucknow
The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh will lay the Foundation Stone of â€œOffice-cum-Residentialâ€ Complex of National Investigation Agency (NIA) Lucknow on December 28, 2015. The senior officers from the Ministry of Home Affairs, Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and Central Police Organisations (CPOs) will be present on the occasion.
The complex will include the Office Complex spread over 2,720 sq. mtrs and the Residential Complex will be laid out over an area of 6,065 sq. mtrs. The MHA has sanctioned Rs.32.66 crore for this project scheduled to be completed within a timeframe of 18 months. The project has been assigned to National Building Construction Corporation (NBCC) Ltd which will construct â€œGriha 3 Starâ€ compound building.
The Branch Office NIA at Lucknow was made operational w.e.f. 20.05.2012. This branch is investigating the terrorism related cases of states of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh including Naxal attacks. Presently, the branch office is functioning from a rented accommodation Gomti Nagar, Lucknow.
The mission of NIA is in-depth professional investigation, effective and speedy trial, professional and result oriented organisation upholding the Constitution of India and Laws of the Land giving prime importance to protection of Human Rights and dignity of the individual, display of scientific temper and progressive spirit while discharging the duties assigned and to win the confidence of people of India through selfless and fearless endeavors. The function was scheduled for November 05, 2015 which could not take place earlier.