Meteorological Centre, Ranchi is the Nodal Meteorological Service of the state Jharkhand and the principal government agency in all matters relating to meteorology, seismology and allied subjects related to the state Jharkhand with following objectives:
To take meteorological observations and to provide current and forecast meteorological information for optimum operation of weather-sensitive activities like agriculture, irrigation, aviation, etc.
To warn against severe weather phenomena like tropical cyclones, norwesters, duststorms and heavy rains, cold and heat waves, etc., which cause destruction of life and property.
To provide meteorological statistics required for agriculture, water resource management, industries, oil exploration and other nation-building activities.
To conduct and promote research in meteorology and allied disciplines.

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