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Ministry of Earth Sciences

 

Ministry of Earth Sciences

Republic of India
Ministry of Earth Sciences
Agency overview
Jurisdiction Government of India
Headquarters Prithvi Bhavan
Lodi Road New Delhi
Minister responsible Jitendra Singh
Agency executive , Minister of Earth Sciences (India)
Website dod.nic.in

The Ministry of Earth Sciences was formed in 2006 from a merger of the India Meteorological Department (IMD),[1] the National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting (NCMRWF),[2] the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune,[3] and Earth Risk Evaluation Centre (EREC), and the Ministry of Ocean Development. It is one of the youngest ministries of the Government of India.[4]

Currently, the ministry is headed by Jitendra Singh.

Contents

  • Functions 1
  • Minister of Earth Sciences 2
  • Organizations 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Functions

The Ministry’s mandate is to look after Atmospheric Sciences, Ocean Science & Technology and Seismology in an integrated manner.

Minister of Earth Sciences

Organizations

See also

References

  1. ^ India Meteorological Department (IMD)
  2. ^ National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting (NCMRWF)
  3. ^ Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM)
  4. ^ Earth Sciences Ministry is the new name The Hindu, May 11, 2006.

External links

  • Ministry of Earth Sciences
  • Ministry of Earth Sciences
  • Integrated Coastal and Marine Area Management Project Directorate (ICMAM-PD)
  • National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT)
  • Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS)
  • National Centre for Antarctic & Ocean Research (NCAOR)
  • Centre for Marine Living Resources & Ecology (CMLRE)
  • National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting (NCMRWF)
  • India Meteorological Department (IMD)
  • Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM)


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