Maharashtra will be first Indian state to use barcodes to register forensic samples

Barcodes, they are not just for making your supermarket checkout easy. If the state’s plan falls into place, soon, Maharashtra will become the first in the country to have its forensic evidence sent to labs with barcodes as well. This added measure is in a bid to ensure that maximum confidentiality of the samples received is maintained and to prevent any pilferage or leak of samples from the state-run laboratories.