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Towards Effective Climate Services:Indian Context


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1 Science and Engineering Research Board, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, New Delhi 110 070, India
2 AF Station, Sulur, Coimbatore 641 401, India
3 Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, New Delhi 110 007, India
 

The Global Framework for Climate Services formulated by the World Meteorological Organization envisages a transformative role for all the National Meteorological and Hydrological Services to provide climate services. This article discusses why it is necessary for India Meteorological Department to broaden its functions beyond the traditional hydro-meteorological focus, and what is required for it to transform to a world-class, weather-ready (already unparallel in South Asia) and climate-smart organization.

Keywords

Climate Services, Climate-smart, Meteorological Organization, Weather-Ready.
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Authors

Rajeev Kumar Mehajan
Science and Engineering Research Board, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, New Delhi 110 070, India
Abha Tewary
AF Station, Sulur, Coimbatore 641 401, India
Shreekant Gupta
Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, New Delhi 110 007, India

Abstract


The Global Framework for Climate Services formulated by the World Meteorological Organization envisages a transformative role for all the National Meteorological and Hydrological Services to provide climate services. This article discusses why it is necessary for India Meteorological Department to broaden its functions beyond the traditional hydro-meteorological focus, and what is required for it to transform to a world-class, weather-ready (already unparallel in South Asia) and climate-smart organization.

Keywords


Climate Services, Climate-smart, Meteorological Organization, Weather-Ready.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18520/cs%2Fv117%2Fi8%2F1274-1280