Funding Schemes
Indian Meteorological Departmentn(IMP)
I. Introduction
IMD was established in 1875. It is the National Meteorological Service of the country and the principal government agency in all matters relating to meteorology, seismology and allied subjects.
II. Name of scheme (s)

Research in meteorology and allied disciplines.

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) entertains research projects in the field of meteorology and atmospheric sciences received from scientists working in universities / institutions and government organizations for their funding under its grants-in-aid programme.

Who can submit a proposal
Scientists working in universities, academic institutes, research institutions / laboratories.

When and how to submit a proposal
Six copies of the proposal can be submitted any time during the year in the prescribed format.

Areas of research support
Topics related to advancement of knowledge in the fields of meteorology and atmospheric sciences, with particular reference to the Indian region.

Components of grant
Staff salaries, equipment, consumables, domestic travel, charges of data procurement and analysis, contingencies and overheads.

Items not allowed out of grant
Infrastructure, buildings, laboratories and furniture.

Mechanism of implementation and monitoring
Proposal is referred to experts for its evaluation and viability and based on their recommendation it is considered for sanction. P.I. is required to submit annual progress report which is evaluated by experts. Four copies of the PCR are to be submitted. PCR is referred to experts for their comments.
Contact Address:
The Director General of Meteorology,Antarctic & Project Evaluation Cell, DOM's Office
India Meteorological Department (IMD),Mausam Bhawan, Lodi Road, New Delhi - 110 003
Tel. No: (011) 24618241 to 7 Extn. 4318,Fax: (011)24699216,24623220