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Monsoon Workshop on Monsoon-2014 and National Symposium of IMS
Annual Workshop on Monsoon-2014 and National Symposium on "Vagaries of Monsoon" organized by Indian Meteorological Society jointly hosted by IITM, India Meteorological Department (IMD) and Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), GoI is being held at IITM during 2-3 March 2015.  (See more details)

Launching of new Mobile App : SAFAR-Air
Research team of IITM has developed the "MobileApp" named "SAFAR-Air" to provide the Online metro Air Quality information Service in real time which is first mobile application service in India to provide current and 1 day advance forecast for air quality and related health advisories. This is the first mobile application service in India to provide current and 1 day advance forecast for air quality and related health advisories in terms of colour-coded system that allows the public to easily comprehend the air & to make any adjustments to their personal outdoor plans based on advisory in their handset.
Dr. Shailesh Nayak, Hon'ble Secretary, Govt of India, Ministry of Earth Sciences dedicated the MobileApp- "SAFAR-Air" to the nation on 17th February 2015 at 1030 hrs in IITM, Pune.

IITM in association with International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Itlay and World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is organizing a Targeted Training Activity (TTA) on "Modelling and Prediction of Asian Monsoons: Improving Physical Processes" during 9-20 February 2015 at IITM. Dr. Rupa Kumar, WMO, Dr. Fred Kucharaski, ICTP and Prof. J. Shukla, Professor, Climate Dynamics, George Mason University, USA, attended the inaugural function of ICTP-TTA on 9th February 2015 at IITM.

Tentative Schedule of TTA

Monsoon Mission Review Meeting at IITM

First Monsoon Mission Review Meeting was held at IITM, Pune during 18-20 February 2015. Dr. Shailesh Nayak, Chairman, Earth System Science Organization (ESSO) and the Secretary, Ministry of Earth Science (MoES) and Dr Vinod Gaur, Chairman, Governing Council, ESSO-IITM and other national and international scientists attended the meeting. 

Agenda of the Meeting


Prof. Valerio Lucarini, Meteorological Institute University of Hamburg, Grindelberg 5, D-20144 Hamburg Germany, is on visit to IITM. He  delivered a lecture on the topic "Analysis of CMIP3 and CMIP5 models performance in representing the hydrological cycle in major South and South-East Asian river basins: present climate and future climate projections" on 2nd February 2015 at IITM.