Department of Telecommunications West Bengal Organized Awareness Webinar on EMF Radiation
News Desk, News Nation 360 : Department of Telecommunications (DoT), West Bengal License Service Area (LSA) organized an “Awareness Webinar on EMF Radiation” on October 11, 2021 as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. The session was organised as part of DoT’s public advocacy programme to dispel myths around EMF radiation and address unfounded fears of citizens by presenting credible scientific evidence. India is celebrating 75th year of Independence as Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. To commemorate the monumental occasion and to build a new Atmanirbhar Bharat, DoT is committed to ensure a robust telecom network with state of art technology and best quality of service. Addressing the webinar, Dr Biswajit Paul Sr DDG, DoT West Bengal LSA, said that through its field units, the DoT monitors EMF emission levels from towers across India and guarantees compliance with emission norms. LSA also conducts physical audits of sites by randomly choosing them and testing the intensity of the available EMF signals at various probable locations near the site. The webinar was attended by government officials, general public, telecom service providers, infrastructure providers and other officials. The notable key speakers at the event were Dr Biswajit Paul Sr DDG, DoT West Bengal LSA, Pabitra Sarkar, DDG (Compliance), DoT West Bengal LSA, Mihir Kumbhakar, Director (Compliance-1), DoT West Bengal LSA and Dr TK Joshi, Advisor to Health Minister, Government of India.
Report : Anustup Kundu