Odisha signs MoU with AERB
As per the pact, the directorate would test the machines before they are installed by medical practitioners. It also mandates all the practitioners to register their installations with the directorate.
“It would also check the ill-effects of the radiation emanating from the set up, proper installation of the unit,” said an official.
Recently Madhya Pradesh, Maharastra, Gujarat, Chhatisgarh, Tamil Nadu and Punjab have signed pacts with the board for the set up of directorates.
The MoU aims at strengthening the regulatory control of medical diagnostic installations in the state, health officials said.