Tarang Sanchar has been launched by the Telecom department of India recently. This is a distinguished web portal which essentially allows people to track the radiation levels emitted from the mobile towers and also to see if the electromagnetic field emission complies with the actual norms.
According to NDTV, Union Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha in an official statement said,
By click of a button, information on EMF compliance status of mobile towers can be accessed. Detailed information about any tower site, if requested, will be sent on email to the users. Additionally, any person can request for EMF emission measurement at a location by paying a nominal fee of Rs 4,000 online.
These examinations will be spearheaded by the local Telecom Enforcement Resource and Monitoring (TERM) field unit by the Telecom department and thereby a detailed report consisting of the results shall be sent over to the consumer who has requested for it. The objective of this initiative is to eliminate the fears people have about the mobile tower radiations.
As per a report by The News Minute, the minister said,
Such radiation has no adverse impact on human health. During the last 30 years, the WHO has conducted some 25,000 campaigns on this subject and never stated that mobile tower radiation has adverse impact on human health,
The minister also stated that India is 10 times more particular and strict about these norms and compliances than the ones prescribed and approved by the International Commission on non-ionising radiation protection and as recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO).