The Radiation Doctor

Archives

Telecom secy says unfounded apprehensions around electromagnetic field emissions can derail growth story The department of telecommunications has taken it upon itself to address concerns raised by many activists and groups on the health hazards emanating from electromagnetic field (EMF) emissions from mobile towers. Telecom Secretary J S Deepak has been organising awareness programmes across the country to educate municipal corporators, doctors and residents’ welfare associations that India has among the most… Read More

India needs to embrace and harness wireless communication technologies to become the most developed nation in the coming decades, telecom secretary JS Deepak said on Tuesday. “Whether India grows at normal pace or it actually leapfrogs to become one of the most developed nation in coming decades, will inter-alia depend on how we embrace and harness wireless communication technologies,” he said at at the inaugural session of a public outreach and awareness… Read More

JS Deepak, Union Secretary of the Department of Telecommunications and Information Technology, has dispelled fears that telecommunication towers are create health hazards for people. Deepak addressed a public outreach and awareness programme organised under the aegis of the Department of Telecommunications on Electromagnetic Field (EMF) Emissions and Mobile Towers in Dehradun today. He said telecom towers were critical installations that were the backbone of wireless communication in the country. He admitted that… Read More

Radiation from cellphone towers harmless Hyderabad: Chief Secretary Rajiv Sharma said the government was approaching the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) for improving cell phone services in remote areas of the state, especially extremists’ affected areas. Delivering the inaugural address at an awareness programme on emission of Electromagnetic Field (EMF) from cell towers organised by DoT, the CS said that cell towers were absolutely safe. DoT deputy director general (CS) Dr. R.M. Chaturvedi… Read More

If random theories were to be believed, we would all have been dead by now or worse may have damaged the Blood cells, skin disorders, weak eyesight, hearing loss, balded, sexually and mentally incapacitated, given the mobile towers which are placed in close proximity of human in-habitation. Loss of Sparrows and Bees has already been blamed on the tower and site installations only not taking into account other factors including pollution, growing… Read More

In a report presented by a 13-member committee constituted by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT), it’s concluded that the mobile tower radiation is harmless. India has has adopted ten times more stringent measures than the International Commission on Non Ionising Radiation Protection (ICNIRP), which account for thermal and non-thermal effects, said the report. “Radio frequency fields are among the most highly researched potential hazards. There are thousands of papers in literature and… Read More

Union Telecom Minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad, launched a background paper on EMF emissions from mobile towers Mumbai: Telecom experts and doctors of international repute in a joint conference on ‘Electromagnetic Emissions in Mobile Telephony and its Health Impact’ at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi on Thursday said that electromagnetic emissions from mobile towers are not linked to health hazards as has been found by years of scientific research. The conference… Read More

Pune Mirror, Dec 19, 2015: With widespread fear and clamouring doubts over health hazards caused by radiation emanating from mobile towers, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) is on a major damage control mission. At a public meeting in Pune to discuss apprehensions regarding mobile towers and electro-magnetic field (EMF) radiation, officials from TRAI and the telecom enforcement, resource and monitoring (TERM) cell of the telecom department went all out to… Read More

ET Telecom: In an effort to clarify the apprehensions related to Electro Magnetic Field (EMF) Radiation of Mobile Towers, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) conducted an interactive meeting. In an effort to clarify the apprehensions related to Electro Magnetic Field (EMF) Radiation of Mobile Towers, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) conducted an interactive meeting on Friday in sector 15, Gurgaon. The representatives from TRAI stated in the interaction that… Read More

Mobile phones have a life changing impact on our lives today. The mobile ecosystem has helped us stay connected with everyone and everything that matters to us. What makes this possible is a complex yet sophisticated and advanced technology and mobile infrastructure. Mobile towers have been under fire in the recent years. Various individuals and lobbies have alleged that they are the cause of serious ailments and impact our mental and emotional… Read More