IMD lauded for FANI prediction

IMD lauded for FANI prediction

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New Delhi, June 5: Union Minister for Earth Sciences Dr Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday said that his ministry will soon formulate ‘Deep Ocean Mission’ encompassing various aspects of oceans in an integrated framework.

After assuming the charge of the Ministry, he praised Indian Meterological Department (IMD) for accurate prediction of cyclone FANI.“Currently, about 42 million farmers are receiving crop specific agro-meteorological advisories in vernacular languages,” Vardhan said.

He also thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for bestowing his trust and giving him the portfolio for the second term. (UNI)