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Ministry of Earth Sciences


A climate-resilient rainfed agriculture

March 05, 2021 8:34 pm

Technological and institutional innovations could help farmers deal better with erratic monsoon, secure their livelihoods.

Govt to charge solar, wind power companies for weather data

January 13, 2021 7:07 pm

The ministry has so far been providing data for wind and solar to companies for free.

Vast data sets from Indian Ocean, now a click away

December 30, 2020 12:13 am

Digital Ocean will serve as a single platform with integrated data, thereby allowing ease in handling vast ocean data sets required for making forecasts and weather modelling.

413 earthquakes recorded from Mar 1 to Sept 8 in India: Govt

September 15, 2020 5:19 pm

According to the Ministry of Earth Sciences, 135 out of the 413 earthquakes were of magnitude 3.0 or lower which are "usually not felt", while 11 earthquakes were in the range of 5.0 to 5.7 magnitude.

Heatwaves, floods, droughts: projections for India in coming decades

July 23, 2020 9:20 am

Heatwaves, floods, droughts: Every decade between 1951-2015 had 7.4 warmer days and 3.1 warmer nights than the annual averages for daily maximum and nightly minimum respectively.

Pune scientist leads 34-member research team to Southern Ocean

January 06, 2020 6:07 am

Started in 2004 by the Ministry of Earth Science (MoES), this will be India’s 11th scientific expedition to the Southern Ocean, and will be co-ordinated by Goa-based National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research (NCPOR).

IITM ‘atmosphere vitiated,’ but Union ministry decides to wait

July 21, 2014 2:42 am

‘Ye sub chhoti chhoti baatein hain...’ says ministry secretary; CBI action awaited after Bardhan bail plea was rejected

Particle alarm from city to city

January 30, 2014 10:01 am

Beig had developed a system of air pollution forecasting and research during the Commonwealth Games in Delhi.

‘MoES to invest more on ocean models for better predictions’

November 27, 2013 5:16 am

Shailesh Nayak,Secretary,Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES),said on Tuesday that the ministry is focussing more on investing on ocean model projects for better predictions.

‘IITM model will help in long-range monsoon forecast in advance by 2017’

November 27, 2013 5:14 am

The Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) will be able to give more accurate long-range forecast predictions in advance for the south west monsoon by 2017.


Idea Exchange with Dr. M Rajeevan

June 22, 2020 6:18 pm

In this edition of Idea Exchange, Secretary of the Ministry of Earth Sciences, Dr. Madhavan Nair Rajeevan addresses questions by reporters on climate change and weather prediction. See more: