An ageing, lead-lined machine was taken last year from the rooms of a retired professor at Delhi University and sold as scrap. The device was actually a gamma irradiation machine, used in experiments by chemistry students, and contained radioactive Cobalt-60.
I came acros IREL India (Indian Rare Earths Limited) ...
and the fact of cancer and disabilities caused by radiation in the area of tamilnadu, south india...
Radiation Stories :
Director: Amudhan RP | Producer: Amudhan RP
Genre: Documentary | Produced In: 2010 | Story Teller's Country: India
Tags: Asia, Conflict, Environment, Health, India
A year has passed since the Mayapuri radiation incident but shopkeepers in one of India’s largest scrapyard claim that no steps have been taken by authorities concerned to ensure that such incidents do not take place again. No radiation-detection equipment has been placed in the market or in police vehicles patrolling the area even though this was promised days after the leak.