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krishnakumard

RTI for mobile tower in my locality

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krishnakumard

Sir,

 

In my locality one of my neighbour is given contract to some mobile company to erect mobile tower. The area is highly populated by nearby houses

and a hospital within 200 mtr distance. Even the person is not disclosing the details in this regards and he did not get permission from any of the neighbors.Hence, i would like to file and RTI for the information, its approval, etc..One draft of the RTI framed by me by browsing the site is attached hereRTI mobile tower thrissur.docwith. ANy expert may please vet it so that i would be more confident with respect to my questions. Thanks

Krishnakumar D N

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karira

Please read:

 

http://www.rtiindia.org/forum/blogs/karira/4403-guide-drafting-good-rti-application.html

 

Remove the first two pages. You are just repeating various things !

 

Don't mention name of Mr XXXXX. Just say "mobile tower located at........(address)" If you mention individuals name, it will sound like you are filing the RTI for personal enemity.

 

Please read:

 

http://www.rtiindia.org/forum/18911-mumbai-municipal-rule-w-r-t-mobile.html

 

It is a very long thread but has some very useful information and drafts. It pertains to Mumbai but you can do the same for your city.

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krishnakumard

Thank you..

I will go though the rules and modify my RTI.

Will get back once the RTI is files.

 

with regards

Krishnakumar DN

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akashron
Thank you..

I will go though the rules and modify my RTI.

Will get back once the RTI is files.

 

with regards

Krishnakumar DN

 

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koteswararaonerella

Govt.guidelines say that TOWERS can be installed even on school and hospital buildings since EMFemmission in India is less than 90% of WHO standards and also prescribed the SAFE DISTANCE as 55 METERS.There is still fight is going on this.You can go ahead with your RTI application as modified by our Kariraji.

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MANOJ B. PATEL

Sir, can you please provide government guidelines which permits to mobile tower on school, hospital terrace also?

 

 

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MANOJ B. PATEL
Thank you..

I will go though the rules and modify my RTI.

Will get back once the RTI is files.

 

with regards

Krishnakumar DN

 

More over you along with some neighbour meet personally to the local authority and represent your issue in writing with a request to take suitable action to remove mobile towers, forward one copy of representation to the health minister by speed post.

 

 

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koteswararaonerella

Mr.Manoj you can get these details in TRAI site and also search in google CELL TOWER INSTALLATIONS INSTRUCTIONS where they are available

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