METOC (Meteorological and Oceanographic) seminar for safe & optimal Naval operations.

School of Naval Oceanology & Meteorology (SNOM)

  • SNOM is one of the premier training schools of the Indian Navy founded in 1985. It is located inside the premier Naval Air Station INS Garuda, Kochi, Kerala

Indian Naval Meteorological Analysis Centre (INMAC)

  • It was inaugurated at the Naval Base Kochi in 2013.
  • It disseminates the data from the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) to meteorological offices of the Navy across the country through intranet, after due analysis, plotting and processing.

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  • METOC (Meteorological and Oceanographic) seminar ‘Meghayan-24’ was conducted by the School of Naval Oceanology & Meteorology (SNOM) and the Indian Naval Meteorological Analysis Centre (INMAC) at Southern Naval Command. 
  • It is conducted as a part of World Meteorological Day (23 March) which marks the origin of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) on 23 Mar 1950.
  • The theme of the Meghayan 2024 is ‘At the Frontline of Climate Action’ as promulgated by WMO. 


  • To work together in the collective pursuit of the common goal of ‘Achieving a Climate Smart Society’ under the global framework for climate services of WMO.
  • Indian Navy’s commitment to adopting long term sustainable policies to address environmental concerns and integrating climate change considerations in the security strategy.


Indigenous mobile application INDRA (Indian Naval Dynamic Resource for Weather Analysis) was launched to disseminate weather-related information and forecasts, empowering optimal & quick decision making.

It has been developed by BISAG (Bhaskaracharya National Institute for Space Applications and Geo-informatics) in coordination with the Directorate of Naval Oceanology and Meteorology, Indian Navy.

  • BISAG empower and serve the nation through the development of Space and Geospatial Technologies.

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