Thursday, September 18, 2014
Bolangir MP urge PM to take a survey of atomicpower plants andradition exposure to personnel there.
14thSeptember2014Bolangir MP urge PM to take a survey of atomicpower plants andradition exposure to personnel there.=============================
Bolangir Member of Parliament from Bolangir Kalikesh NarayanSinghdeo has expressed concern over the cancer related death in atomic energy centres in the age group of 29-5Oin India and demanded detailed survey in the atomic power stations in India and radiation exposure to the personnel there and cause of rising incident of cancer related death.
In a letter to Prime Minister Sri Narendra Modi on 14thSeptember 2014, Sri Singhdeo mentions that, according to a RTI reply a total of 3387deaths among staffs of 19atomic centers has been taken in the last 20 years and 2600are them cancer related and most of them are in the age group of 29-50.
As per the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) the units of occupational exposure to radiation should not be higher than 50 mSv(millisevert) in any one year and the annual average dose over the five years should not exceed over20 mSv, points out the letter of Sri Kalikesh Singhdeo. .
To know the exact cause of the rising cancer deaths in atomic centers and the amount of radiation exposure,Sri Singhdeo has demanded a survey to be taken on atomic centres in India number of deceased have been exposed to radiation over their course of death, how long they were exposed to radiation, any relation between radiation and cancer, measures to be undertaken to provide protection to them and measures taken to provide protection to the person employed in the atomic plants.