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A Governing Council, constituted by the Government of India, is at the top of the administrative structure for the Institute in an advisory capacity overseeing the policy directions and related issues, while the Director has executive functions with day-to-day administrative control.  The following are the members of the Governing Council for the period 1 April 2012 to 31 March 2017 :

 1.
Dr. U.R. Rao
Chairman

Former Chairman, ISRO
ISRO Head Quarter,
Antariksha Bhavan, New BEL Road,
Bangalore - 560 012.

 2.
Prof. Ram Sagar
Member
Director
Aryabhatta Research Institute of
Observational Sciences, (ARIES),
Manora Park,
Nainital - 263 129.
 3.
Dr. R.R. Kelkar
Member
Retd. Director General of Meteorology
C-7,  Niranjan Complex,
Sus Road, Pashan,
Pune - 411 021.
 4.

Dr. J.N. Goswami
Member

Director
Physical Research Laboratory,
Navaragapura,
Ahmedabad - 380 009.
 5
Prof. U.C. Mohanty
Member
Centre for Atmospheric Sciences
Indian Institute of Technology, Hauz Khas,
New Delhi - 110 016.
 6.
Prof. J. Srinivasan
Member

Chairman,
Divecha Centre for Climate Change,
Centre for Atmospheric and Ocenic Sciences,
Indian Institute of Science, 
Bangalore - 560 012.

 7.
Prof. V.K. Gaur
Member

Distinguished Professor,
Indian Institute of Astrophysics, 
Sarjapur Road, Bangalore - 560 034.

 8.
Dr. Swati Basu
Member

Director, NCMRWF,
A-50, Institutional Area,Sector 62, Noida, 
Uttar Pradesh  - 201 307.

 9.
Dr. S.W.A. Naqvi
Member
Scientisht 'H'
National Institute of Oceanography,
Dona Paula
Goa - 403 004.
 10.
Secretary or his Nominee
Member
Ministry of Earth Sciences,
Prithvi  Bhavan, Lodi Road, 
New Delhi  - 110 003.
 11.
Shri. Sashi Shekhar 
Member

Additional Secretary and Financial Advisor,
Ministry of Earth Sciences,
Prithvi Bhavan, Lodi Road,
New Delhi  - 110 003.

 12.
Dr. L.S. Rathore
Member
Director General of Meteorology, 
India Meteorological Department,
Lodi Road, 
New Delhi  - 110 003.
 13.

Dr. R. Krishnan
Member-Secretary    

Acting Director
Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology,
Dr. Homi Bhabha Road, Pashan,
Pune  - 411 008