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Government of India
Ministry of Shipping
15-December-2011 14:44 IST
Radiation Monitor Portals at Ports
Ministry of Shipping has decided to install Radiation Monitor Portals (RMP) in all the major ports in the country by 2012.

Presently there are no equipment to scan the imported scrap for radiation.

Once the equipment are installed, all the consignments imported will be scanned for radioactive radiation.

The above information was given by the Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K. Vasan in the Rajya Sabha today in a written reply to a question.

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