Tarang Sanchar: Mobile Tower’s radiation has always been a concern for everyone. In cities, like Mumbai, The radiation level has crossed the safety limits. To reduce the fears of mobile tower radiation, the Department of Telecom (DoT) will launch a portal to check radiation level status of towers. Union Minister Manoj Sinha shared the information on Saturday.

Tarang Sanchar: DoT to Launch Portal to check Radiation Status of Mobile Towers

At an awareness program on Electromagnetic Field Emissions and Mobile Towers, the Union Minister of State for Communications said: “The portal – Tarang Sanchar – is expected to be operational by next month.”

Tarang Sanchar DOT Mobile signal

With the help of Tarang Sanchar, we will be able to check the current status of a mobile tower located anywhere in the country. Along with the radiation level, its electromagnetic field (EMF) emissions signal status will also be available.┬áBut the portal will not be free and will come with a fee for testing any particular Tower’s data.

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“The tests are usually conducted on a random basis by us. But if someone wants a particular tower tested, then it can be carried out for a fee,” says, J.S. Deepak, Telecom Secretary. The event was organized under the aegis of the Ministry of Communications.

As per Deepak, Rs. 5,000 would be charged as a fee for conducting an on-demand test of a particular tower. This awareness program was a part of a nationwide program to facilitate the Digital India initiative.