Presently, imported Cobalt-60 Teletherapy Machines are used for the treatment of localized cancers. The number of teletherapy facilities in the country
is highly inadequate. The indigenous Cobalt-60 Teletherapy Machine developed by BARC has a capacity of 200 RMM source and its source to iso-centre distance is 80 cm. The system has unique user-friendly features and fully closable collimator for improved radiation safety.
Entrepreneurs having experience in design, fabrication and testing and manufacture of medical and radiological equipments, having trained manpower for handling radioactivity, good team of hardware and software development with experience in data acquisition and networking, experience in plastic moulding,lead melting and pouring and with a sound financial background need only apply