In a momentous occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauds the India Meteorological Department on its 150th anniversary, recognizing its pivotal role in weather forecasting, climate research, and safeguarding lives.
New Delhi, January 16, 2024 – In a commendation of the India Meteorological Department’s remarkable 150 years of service, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi took to social media to express his appreciation for the invaluable contributions of the department.
On X, the Prime Minister shared his thoughts, stating, “Today we mark 150 years of the India Meteorological Department’s exceptional service to our nation. From pioneering weather forecasting to advancing climate research, IMD has been instrumental in safeguarding lives and enhancing our understanding of the environment.”
Highlighting the pivotal role played by the IMD, Prime Minister Modi acknowledged the department’s dedication in not only providing accurate weather forecasts but also in contributing significantly to the broader field of climate research. Over the years, the IMD has played a crucial role in ensuring the safety of citizens and deepening our comprehension of environmental dynamics.
As the nation celebrates this significant milestone, the India Meteorological Department stands as a testament to the relentless pursuit of scientific excellence and commitment to the welfare of the people. The 150 years of service underscore the department’s unwavering dedication to its mission, leaving an indelible mark on the nation’s progress and safety.