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Mumbai opens EMF complaint line

Friday 5 October 2012 | 01:57 CET | News
The Minister of State, Communication & IT, Milind Deora, has opened a complaint phone line for electromagnetic field radiation from mobile towers in the Mumbai telecom circle. Stringent new EMF radiation standards took effect in India on 1 Septembers. Mobile towers now have an EM exposure limit of 1/10th of the existing ICNIRP exposure level. The helpline facility for complaints will be open from 10am to 5:30pm on business days and there will also be an online facility opened on DoT's website.

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Virendra Dubey @ 6/4/2013 - 03:04

I wish we had something like this in Australia. It's very difficult to fight what the big business wants. http://www.mobilesafety.com.au/radiation-and-health/about-mobile-phone-radiation/
Steve Mobsey @ 11/10/2012 - 15:07

Good to hear this. Can you please share the helpline number?
Observer Indian @ 5/10/2012 - 09:01


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