Dr. Gandhi P.C. Kaza


Dr. Gandhi P.C. Kaza

A Scientist Par Excellence Specialized in Forensic Science & Dedicated to Lifetime Public Service

Dr. Gandhi Poornachandra Kaza is

  • Currently, Advisor to the Government of Andhra Pradesh on Forensics & Police Technology Services and also Advisor to Government of West Bengal, Home.
  • Chairman, Cyber Security Education Initiatives, AP Government
  • Advisor, UPSC Selections
  • Founder Chairman of Truth Labs, India’s First Independent Forensic Science Laboratory, an ISO 9001 certified, non-profit public society, established in 2007 with a sole objective of rendering evidence based forensic investigations to the common people across India and also now serving the Supreme Court, High Courts, Sessions Courts, CBI, NIA, ED, SFIO, States and City Police, Government Departments, Banks, Insurance companies, Corporates, Consulates.
  • Formerly, IG of Police and Director of AP Forensic Science Labs, served 36 years in Central and State.
  • Academic Council Member, BHU

~ Executive Director, Genome Foundation, a non-profit society

Dr. Gandhi has a

  • Ph.D in Physics,Osmania University (1986)
  • Master’s degree in Physics, University of Rewa (1969)
  • Master’s degree in Gandhian thought,Madurai Kamraj University (1984)
  • Master’s degree in Criminal Justice, CUNY, New York (1987)

Dr. Gandhi was Trained at

  • FBI in USA
  • Scotland Yard in UK
  • Interpol in Lyons, France

Dr. Gandhi led APFSL for 15 Years Making it a Model Lab in India

  • Gandhi started his career in CFSL, Government of India in 1970 and later joined as Assistant Director Forensic Science in AP State in 1976.
  • Appointed as Director,APFSL in 1992 and for distinguished services elevated to the rank of IG of Police, a distinction first of its kind in India.
  • Achieved “Zero Pendency” status in the first 100 days in 1992 reporting all cases pending over several years.
  • APFSL became the first Govt. Department in India to get ISO 9001 in 1999 and the only FSL in India to get ISO 17025.
  • APFSL handled important and sensational cases of Central Govt. and many State Govt.’s including

o Noida Nithari Child Murders Case

o JMM Bribery Case

o Naval War Room Leak Case

o Delhi High Court Judge Corruption Case

o Uttaranchal Police Recruitment Scandal Case

o J & K Beauty Anara Gupta Porno Tapes Case

o Judeo Cash on Camera Case

Dr. Gandhi Continued Public Service through Truth Labs from 2007

  • The first lab was established at Hyderabad followed by Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore, Mumbai and Kolkata and today Truth Labs became an agency for Alternate Dispute Resolution mechanism in India resolving more than 10,000 cases which include
  • Amar Singh and Shanti Bhushan Doctored Tapes
  • 2G Scam
  • Coalgate Scam
  • Vyapam
  • Truth Labs is now assigned the responsibility of certifying all the exams conducted by MPPSC as fraud-free.

Dr. Gandhi’s Forensic and other Professional Initiatives include

  • Initiated M.A. Criminal Justice Course in Andhra University (1994), M.Sc. Forensic Science in Osmania University (2000), PG Diploma in Criminal Justice and Forensic science in University of Hyderabad (2009) and M.Sc in Forensic Science in BHU (2014).
  • To popularize Forensic Science through the television series ‘Real Detectives’ for 40 weeks in ETV Telugu (2015-16) and also initiated a weekly live telecast program in ETV titled “Satyasodhana” from 27th August, 2016.
  • During the last 45 years, Dr. Gandhi trained several thousands of law enforcement officers across the country at J & K Judicial Academy (2015), Kerala Police Academy (2014), Andhra Pradesh Police Academy (2014), National Law University, Jodhpur (2014), Kolkata Police (2016), Maharashtra Judicial Academy (2012).

Dr. Gandhi’s Achievements include

  • Professional Excellence award from Former Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minster Sri L.K Advani for Lifetime Achievement 2002

~ Distinguished Fellow Conferment from Indian Academy of Forensic Sciences 2002

~ Life Time Achievement award from Medical Council of India 2004

  • Great Son of the Soil award from All India Intellectuals committee 2006

Dedicated to Life Long Public Service

  • Gandhi’s public service initiatives are supported through close involvement of eminent public men like Justice M N Venkatachaliah, Former CJI; Prof. Palle Rama Rao, Former Secretary, DST and VC, UoH; Mrs. Ranjana Kumar, Former Vigilance Commissioner, CVC; Justice Jaganaddha Rao, Former Chairman, Law Commission of India, who are all the members of the Management Board of Truth Foundation.
  • Gandhi’s efforts were encouraged by eminent public men who inaugurated the regional offices of Truth Labs like Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam (Chennai, 2010), Justice M Y Eqbal (Chennai, 2010), Sri R K Raghavan (Chennai, 2010), Sri Kamal Kumar (Chennai, 2010), Justice A P Shah (Delhi, 2009), Sri M L Sharma (Delhi, 2009), Justice Sri G S Sanghvi (2007).

Vision For The Future

Dr. Gandhi’s ultimate goal during his lifetime is to bring change through his humble efforts to see a society which values truth as the purpose of human life and to ensure that the Indian society lives to its motto “Satyameva Jayathe”.