Dr. Madhavan Nair Rajeevan (MoES) - India's Scientific Glory (E)
Created in July 1981, as the Department of Ocean Development (DOD) and later developing into the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) in 2006, this ministry has been the knowledge and technology enterprise in the earth system science realm towards the socio-economic benefit of the society. Its mission is to provide services for weather, climate, ocean and coastal state, hydrology, seismology, and natural hazards; to explore and harness marine living and non-living resources in a sustainable way and to explore the three poles (the Arctic, Antarctic and Himalayas). In this show, we meet Dr. Madhavan Nair Rajeevan, Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences. Dr Rajeevan has contributed significantly for developing many application tools and prediction models for societal applications like long-range prediction models, gridded climate data sets and many other climate application products for regional climate services. Watch this show to know more about how MoES is playing a pivotal role in the development of India’s scientific advancement.