IMD was established in 1875. It is
the National Meteorological Service of the country and the principal
government agency in all matters relating to meteorology, seismology
and allied subjects.
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meteorology and allied disciplines.
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) entertains research
projects in the field of meteorology and atmospheric sciences
received from scientists working in universities / institutions and
government organizations for their funding under its grants-in-aid
Who can submit a proposal
Scientists working in universities, academic institutes, research
institutions / laboratories.
When and how to
submit a proposal
Six copies of the proposal can be
submitted any time during the year in the prescribed format.
Areas of research support
Topics related to
advancement of knowledge in the fields of meteorology and atmospheric
sciences, with particular reference to the Indian region.
Components of grant
Staff salaries, equipment, consumables,
domestic travel, charges of data procurement and analysis,
contingencies and overheads.
Items not allowed out
Infrastructure, buildings, laboratories and
Mechanism of implementation and
Proposal is referred to experts for its
evaluation and viability and based on their recommendation it is
considered for sanction. P.I. is required to submit annual progress
report which is evaluated by experts. Four copies of the PCR are to
be submitted. PCR is referred to experts for their comments.
The Director General of
Meteorology,Antarctic & Project Evaluation Cell, DOM's Office
India Meteorological Department (IMD),Mausam Bhawan, Lodi Road, New
Delhi - 110 003
Tel. No: (011) 24618241 to 7 Extn. 4318,Fax: