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Towards Effective Climate Services:Indian Context
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.
Climate Services, Climate-smart, Meteorological Organization, Weather-Ready.
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