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Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology

Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology
Logo of the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology
Established 1962
Type Research Institution
Director Dr. R. Krishnan
Location Pune, Maharashtra, India
Website www.tropmet.res.in

The Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology or IITM is a scientific institution based in India for expanding research in meteorology of the tropics in general with special reference to monsoon meteorology of India. The current in charge director of IITM is Dr. R. Krishnan

History

As proposed in the third five-year plan of India, the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) was founded as the Institute of Tropical Meteorology on 17 November 1962 at Department of Science and Technology/Ministry of Science and Technology. As per the notification No. O.M. No.25/10/2006 dated 19 July 2006 by the President of India, the Institute has been put under the control of the Ministry of Earth Sciences with effect from 12 July 2006.[2]

External links

  • Website of the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology

References

  1. ^ IITM. "IITM - About". Retrieved 14 September 2011. 
  2. ^ IITM. "IITM - About". Retrieved 14 September 2011. 
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