The Indian Meteorological Society (IMS) is a non-profit organization and none of its income or assets shall accrue to the benefit of its members.

The objectives of the IMS are:

  • Advancement of Meteorological and allied sciences in all their aspects;
  • Dissemination of the knowledge of such sciences both among the scientific workers and among the public;
  • Application of Meteorology and allied sciences to various constructive human activities, such as, agriculture and land uses, irrigation and power development, navigation of sea and air, engineering and technology, medicine and public health, etc.


To achieve the above objectives the society takes the following concrete steps:

  • Encourages and expands research activity;
  • Organizes lectures, meetings, symposia, discussions etc.;
  • Arranges to publish suitable pamphlets, books, periodicals, brochures etc.;
  • Promotes co-operation in scientific work between Government agencies, academic/research institutions, scientific societies as well as the private sector;
  • Encourages the members to foster common interests of the Meteorological profession.