Outlook for the Seasonal Temperatures During the Hot Weather Season (March to May) and Monthly Rainfall and Temperatures During March: 2024

प्रेस विज्ञप्ति: ग्रीष्म ऋतु (मार्च से मई) के दौरान ऋतुनिष्ठ तापमान और मार्च 2024 के दौरान मासिक वर्षा और तापमान के लि

Press Release: Intense spell of rainfall/snowfall over Western Himalayan Region and rainfall over plains of northwest India till 03rd March with peak intensity on 01st & 02nd March, 2024.

Special Message: Intense spell of rainfall/snowfall over Western Himalayan Region and rainfall over plains of Northwest India till 03rd March with peak intensity on 01st & 02nd March, 2024.

Current Weather Status and Extended range Forecast for next two weeks (29 Feb-13 March)

Press Release 22-02-2024: Inauguration of Doppler Weather Radar (DWR) at Lansdowne, Uttarakhand

भारत मौसम विज्ञान विभाग का विकास

Evolution of India Meteorological Department

प्रेस विज्ञप्ति: शीतकालीन मौसम (दिसंबर 2023 - फरवरी 2024) के लिए तापमान का दृष्टिकोण और दिसंबर 2023 के दौरान वर्षा और तापमान

Press Release: Outlook for the Temperatures during Winter Season(Dec. 2023- Feb. 2024) and Forecast for the Rainfall and Tempeatures during December 2023

Hon'ble Secretory MoES

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Dr. M. Ravichandran

Personal Info:

Date of Birth: 18 May 1965

Present Affiliation: Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), October 11, 2021 onwards

Present Address: Prithvi Bhavan, Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110003

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Email: secretary@moes.gov.in

Education:

Ph.D degree in Physics from University of Pune
Director at NCPOR, Goa (2016-2021)
Scientist in Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (ESSO-IITM), Pune (1988 to 1997)
National Institute of Ocean Technology (ESSO-NIOT), Chennai (1997-2001)

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Important Positions held:

Years Institution Position held
October 11, 2021 onwards Ministry of Earth Sciences, Prithvi Bhavan, Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110003 Secretary
2018-present Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) of International Science Council (Capacity Building) Vice-President
2016-present International Arctic Science committee (IASC)
Alternate Delegate-India, Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Indian Rep: Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs
Alternate Delegate-India, Antarctic Treaty System
Council Member
2012 to 2016 Indian Ocean Panel of GOOS/CLIVAR, Climate Research program of WCRP Co-Chair
2005 to 2016 International Argo Steering Team & Regional Argo Co-ordinator for the Indian Ocean Member
2010- 2017 SIBER (Sustained Indian Ocean Biogeochemical and Ecological Research ) Scientific Steering Committee Member

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Pre and Applied Geophysics (Atmospheric and Ocean Sciences) (2015 to present)