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IIT Bombay professor Girish Kumar has developed products that help block mobile phone tower radiation

Do your family members feel nauseated or irritated at the simplest events? Is your child unable to concentrate on his/her studies? Is your home near a mobile phone tower? May be, it’s time to get your house inspected for radiation levels and replace your cotton curtains with options that could block radiation.



Prof Girish Kumar, professor, IIT Bombay, and his team of expert researchers have created three products — shielding curtain, film and wallpaper — that blocks more than 95 per cent of the radiation coming out of mobile phone towers.

“The curtains and wall paper can effectively block 99 per cent of the radiation,” says Professor Kumar, adding, “And it is necessary for those living close to a mobile phone tower.” The professor had faced health problems in 2001 — the cause of which, he says, was continuous exposure to mobile tower radiation.



“I started my research at the IIT campus and found people living in nearby areas facing similar and some even graver problems — cases of miscarriage, infertility and cancer. I have been creating awareness about the same for the past four-five years,” he reveals.

The professor made many appeals, wrote white papers, and conducted surveys to highlight the problem, met various departments and politicos, but he could motivate the Government of India to bring down the radiation level to 450 from 4,500 milliWatt (mW) per square metre.

“This is still way above the safe level of 0.1, but I guess, something is better than nothing,” he explains. Even the Bioinitiative 2012, a global study prepared by 29 scientists from 10 countries including India, and released last week, claims the safe level to be 0.5 milliWatt per square metre. The current levels are still 900 times higher than safe levels.

The products were tested at the Antenna Lab at IIT Bombay and are marketed by Nesa Global, a company run by Prof Kumar’s daughter Neha Kumar. The company offers inspection, installation and post-installation services.

At NESA Radiation Solutions Pvt. Ltd, Dreams Mall, LBS Road, Bhandup (W). Call 21663355

12 comments:

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  2. Thanks a lot Neha for sharing this information. Can you provide inspection at my residence in Kolkata. you Can also mail me about it at 'skumar.shashi@gmail.com

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  4. Hello Neha Ji,

    It's a pleasure listening you on Zee 24 Tass today on 28 Jan 2013.
    After listening you ,Icame to know the seriousness of radiation Problem.
    I will surely alert my friends & othere people whome I know..
    If some one facing problem & like to take your advice ,How can they contact you.?

    Thank you !
    Regards
    Girish

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    1. Dear Mr. Girish,

      Thank you for your good comments. You can email at - nesaglobal@gmail.com or contact at 022 21663355

      For more information, you can go through:
      http://www.scribd.com/doc/44736879/Cell-Tower-Radiation-Report-sent-to-DOT-Department-of-Telecommunications
      and
      http://www.scribd.com/doc/93413060/Mobile-Tower-Radiation-Danger-and-Solutions-Proposed-to-Government-Prof-Girish-Kumar-May-2012

      With regards,
      Neha Kumar

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  5. Hi Neha,

    Thanks for making us aware about risks of radiations.

    Do you provide services and products in Delhi and NCR as well?

    I would like your team to visit my place in Noida and access it for radiation related risks

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  6. Hi Neha,

    Thanks for the blog about risks of radiations from cell phones and towers.

    Does your company provide services and products in Delhi and NCR as well?

    I would like your team to visit my place in Noida to assess risks of radiation from cell tower which is around 30-35 mtrs from my house.

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    1. Dear Mr. Sourabh,

      Certainly. Kindly send your email address and contact number to us at - nesaglobal@gmail.com. You can also contact us at 022 41241800

      With regards,
      Neha Kumar

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  8. Thanks for this information Neha..

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  9. Hi neha,
    Thanks for the nice info about the radiation .
    Now a days this problem increasing rapidly because of all radiations around us are increasing because of cell towers.

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