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National Committee

Committee Members

A national committee has been constituted to plan 50th anniversary celebration of IIOE




1Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), New DelhiChairman
2Dr. Shailesh Nayak, Distinguished Scientist, MoES, New DelhiMember
3Director, National Institute of Oceanography (NIO), Goa Member
4Director, National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI), HyderabadMember
5Director, National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), ChennaiMember
6Director, Naval Physical & Oceanographic Laboratory (NPOL), KochiMember
7Director, National Centre for Antarctic & Ocean Research (NCAOR), GoaMember
8Director, Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI), KochiMember
9Director, Directorate of Naval Oceanographic Meteorology (DNOM), New DelhiMember
10Director, Centre for Marine Living Resources & Ecology (CMLRE), KochiMember
11Director, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), PuneMember
12Director, National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), HyderabadMember
13Director, Space Applications Centre (SAC), Ahmedabad Member
14Representative from National Hydrographic Office (NHO), DehradunMember
15 Chairman, Centre for Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (CAOS), IISc, BangaloreMember
16Dr. K. Somasundar, Program Officer, MoES, New DelhiMember
17Director, Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), Hyderabad Member Secretary

Terms of Reference

  • To take stock of the progress in oceanographic research in India, and to enhance the country's involvement in the various activities of IIOE-2 in consonance with the IIOE-2 Science Plan and the Implementation Strategy, as well as the Strategic Document of MoES.