INDIAN METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY
C/o REGIONAL METEOROLOGICAL CENTRE
New No.6, College road, CHENNAI 600 006
The Indian Meteorological Society is a non-profit organisation with its registered office at New Delhi.
The objectives of the society are:
To promote advancement of the science of meteorology and allied Sciences.
To disseminate the knowledge of such sciences amongst scientific workers and the public.
To apply the science of meteorology and allied sciences to various constructive human activities such as agriculture, land use, air pollution, public health, environment, irrigation, non-conventional energy, power development, air and sea navigation, engineering and technology etc.
To achieve the above objectives, the society regularly engages itself in the following activities:
Encourage research activities in meteorology and allied sciences.
Organise lectures, meetings, symposia and discussions on the above subjects.
Arrange to publish suitable pamphlets, books, periodicals, brochures etc to create public awareness on the impact of weather and climate in day-to-day human, plant and animal life.
Promote co-operation in scientific work as far as it may be practicable between Government departments, academic and other research institutions, scientific societies and industries.
Any person who is interested in the aims and objectives of the Society is eligible to become a member on payment of
an entrance fee of Rs. 50/- and
a one-time subscription of Rs.3000/- for life membership or
an annual subscription of Rs.300/- every year.
As on date, the Chennai chapter of the society has 121 life members and 26 ordinary members.