The mission of the AERB is to ensure the use of ionising radiation and nuclear energy in India does not cause undue risk to the health of people and the environment.

AERB eNewsletter July-September 2018

Initiatives related to Minimum Government and Maximum Governance

  • In order to minimize reporting of non-genuine excessive exposure cases in Diagnostic Radiology, an informative circular along with safety posters (English as well as Hindi) has been sent to 300 institutes, and also put up on AERB website. (Click here to see the safety posters)
  • As a part of radiation safety awareness campaign for auxiliary staff working in Industrial Radiography, safety training booklet has been prepared and uploaded on AERB website. (Click here to read the booklet)
  • With a view to create awareness for law and enforcement authorities under whose jurisdiction high intensity radiation facilities are located in the State of Maharashtra, AERB provided a syllabus on radiation safety for inclusion in the training course curriculum of police personnel and also communicated the list of radiation facilities using high intensity radioactive sources located in public/industrial area in Maharashtra. The first such training program of police personnel on the subject security of radioactive material was held on July 5, 2018 at Nashik in which AERB officers participated and delivered lectures. AERB has brought out a training booklet on Security of Radioactive Material for police personnel. This training information is for the first time part of the curriculum of the Disaster Management Module of the Maharashtra Academy of Police, Nashik.
  • AERB has initiated steps towards simplification of regulatory process for Licence for operation of Dental X-ray equipment.

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