The mission of the AERB is to ensure the use of ionising radiation and nuclear energy in India does not cause undue risk to the health of people and the environment.

Safety in Medical Diagnostic X-Rays

AERB’s Advice: “While undergoing prescribed medical X-ray examination please ensure that the diagnostic facility is Licenced by AERB.”

Typical AERB Licence displayed at Diagnostic X-ray Centres.

AERB Licence for Medical Diagnosis Facility having X-ray equipment (such as Radiography, Fluoroscopy, CT, CathLab, C-arm, O-arm, Mammography, Dental, BMD etc.) is to ensure that:

  • Equipment meets the quality requirements to acquire acceptable diagnostic image with optimum radiation dose to the patient.
  • Qualified/trained staff is available to carry out the procedure.
  • Adequate shielding is provided to the X-ray room for radiation safety of People in the vicinity.

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Click here to find out medical diagnostic X-ray equipment Licensed by AERB.

Obtaining Licence for operation of Medical Diagnostic X-ray equipment is a statutory requirement as per Atomic Energy (Radiation Protection) Rules 2004, promulgated under Atomic Energy Act, 1962.

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