Monday, June 6, 2011

Prof. Girish Kumar to help Kolkata city to tackle radiation

IIT expert to help city tackle tower radiation - The Bengal Post, Sunday May 15 2011, Page 5

Subhankar Chowdhury

With fears being raised on the effects of electromagnetic radiation from mobile phone towers on the health of humans, an expert from IIT has approached the West Bengalpollution control board and offered his help in tackling the problem. According to a recent report of the PCB, the intensity of electromagnetic radiation in the city has been increasing and could pose a health hazard to residents.

In a bid to deal with the problem effetively, Girish Kumar, a professor of IIT Bombay, who is also a researcher in the field, wrote to the board on Friday, offering to share his expertise with the board in tackling the menance.

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