Department of telecom has launched Tarang Sanchar today. It is a web portal to share the information of mobile towers and EMD emission compliances. The primary goal of the portal is to empower every person to know about working towers in their locality and whether they are a complaint to the EMF emission norms defined by the Government.

“The launch of Tarang Sanchar Portal will definitely help in clearing myths and misconception of public on mobile towers and emissions from them.” Said Shri Manoj Sinha, Hon’ble Minister of State for Communications and Minister of state for Railways.

Basically, the EMF portal is designed to give a public interface of BTSs in their locality. The websites provide easy search mechanism so that people can search the mobile towers in their vicinity. The website will also provide a detailed information about tower site but the information will be sent to the person’s email.

If the persons want an EMF emission measurement of a specific tower in his/her locality. He/she have to pay a nominal fee of Rs 4000/-online. The portal also has EMF overview and learn sections, to educate the citizens about EMF and coverage of telecom service.

“The Government is fully committed to protecting the health of its citizens. To ensure the same, DoT has prescribed standards for Electromagnetic emissions from mobile towers that are ten times stricter than the international standards prescribed by International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) and recommended by World Health Organization (WHO).” Said Shri P.K. Pujari, Secretary Ministry of Power.

For more information on Tarang Sanchar please visit: www.tarangsanchar.gov.in

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