State Nodal Officer for Meteorology visits IMD
Dimapur, October 18: State Nodal Officer for Meteorology & Additional Director of Soil & Water Conservation Department, K Khekiho Shohe visited the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on October 14, for the first time after assuming responsibility at the Mausam Bhavan.
He was welcomed by different division heads and discussed various pertinent issues and technologies for the benefit and safety of the State and its citizens, according to a DIPR bulletin.
During the deliberation, they assured the Nodal Officer to set up 1 Doppler Radar Weather Station at Kohima for the entire State, one Automatic Weather Station (AWS) at Kohima helipad on a pilot project for safety landing and takeoff and one each Agro-AWS network, including soil moisture and soil temperature sensors, in the premises of KVKs to be installed this year at Kiphire and Mokokchung.
Further, the officials of the IMD pledged to offer more modern technologies and other programmes in the near future, including early setting up of AWSs in all the official helipads of the State.
(Page News Service)