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A review on occurance of radioactive elements in different states of India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Engineering Chemistry, Bhilai Institute of Technology, Raipur, Kendri, New Raipur-493661, CG, India
  • 2Department of Engineering Chemistry, Bhilai Institute of Technology, Bhilai House, Durg, 491001, CG, India
  • 3Department of Engineering Chemistry, Bhilai Institute of Technology, Raipur, Kendri, New Raipur-493661, CG, India

Res.J.chem.sci., Volume 7, Issue (6), Pages 18-22, June,18 (2017)

Abstract

This study aims to identify the occurrence of radioactive elements and the radiation emitted by them with their hazards in all over Indian states to control concentration of these elements and radiation level within safe limit and to protect the population, living around contaminated area. An extensive literature survey on radioactive contamination and natural radioactivity enhanced by different sources viz. the use of phosphate fertilizer, building materials (cement), phosphate rock, has been carried out. It has been found on reviewing the survey done; that radioactive contamination in India’s environment is not exceeding the limit prescribed by UNSCEAR, WHO, and AERB.

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