These are the guidelines released by the Goa government for installation of site-specific location of Mobile Base Station Tower (MBST) in the state. These are in compliance with the advisory guidelines issued by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT), Government of India, dated 1 st August 2013.

Mumbai: Union minister of state for communications Milind Deora has written to the state, asking it to ensure that the new policy on mobile towers doesn’t “completely bypass” the guidelines of the

Not a single cellphone tower in Mumbai is illegal, claimed the Tower and Infrastructure Providers Association (TAIPA), suggesting that the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has been sitting

Telecom and tower firms have demanded uniform tower guidelines across Maharashtra. They should be in tandem with the procedure of the Centre, the companies said.

The Department of Telecommunications had issued the guidelines in August. But the companies feel the civic and State policies vary.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ramakant Mishra & Ors Vs. Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd., Chhindwara & Ors dated 23/10/2013 regarding location of the mobile phone towers.

Original Source: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/orderinpdf/31-2013(CZ)(OA)_23Oct2013.pdf

BHUBANESWAR: As many as 20 VHF towers were damaged in the October 12 cyclone in different wildlife sanctuaries of the state, leading to disruption of communication.

The state government’s draft policy for installation of cell towers atop buildings has totally ignored the guidelines issued by department of telecommunications (DoT), said activists.

Cellphone company fails to shift towers from two crèches, rehabilitation centre

For want of study and research, cellphone towers in and around inhabited areas in the city continue to face flak, with residents demanding their shifting to sparsely populated areas.

Installing telecom towers in close proximity of inhabited areas should be banned by the Union Government since they could be acting as “silent killers”, said Justice Jawahar Lal Gupta, former Chief

Union minister of state for communications Milind Deora said he was “open” to reducing radiation density for cell towers in the city.

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