The Annual General Body Meeting AGM-2013 of Indian Meteorological Society Kolkata Chapter, has been convened on 26.06.2013, at Regional Meteorological Centre Kolkata complex, Alipore. Election of Indian Meteorological Society, Kolkata Chapter for the term 2013-2015 has been conducted successfully as per schedule.
The new ‘Executive Committee’ of Indian Meteorological Society Kolkata Chapter for 2013-2015 is hereby declared as –
Shri Devendra Pradhan
Dr. Kamal Krishna Basu
Dr. Ramkrishna Dutta
Shri Durga Das Banerjee
Shri Utpal Bhattacherjee
Shri Tarun Kanti Ray
Shri Angshuman Kundu
Shri Asit Kumar Sinha
Shri Anirban Biswas
Smt. Pratima Maity
Shri Sribash Chandra Majumdar
Shri Mrinal Kanti Pal Ray
General Body has congratulated and felicitated the new ‘Office Bearers’ with flower bouquets.
A One-day 'Scientific Lecture Session' was organized at Conference Hall, Regional Meteorological Centre Kolkata Alipore Complex. Invited talks were delivered by (i) Prof. Utpal Kumar De, Jadavpur University on "South-West Monsoon", and (ii) Dr. Subir Kumar Ghosh, DDGM (Retd.), IMD on "Storm Surge". Around 100 members and 20 students participated.
A One-day Workshop on “Pre-Monsoon Weather over Eastern India” was organized at Conference Hall, Regional Meteorological Centre Kolkata Alipore Complex. Invited talks were delivered on the subject by Dr.Subir Kumar Ghosh, Dr.Kamal Krishna Basu, Prof. Sutapa Chaudhuri, Dr. Debasish Lohar, Dr. Sarbari Ghosh, Sh.Tapan Kumar Basu and Sh. Devendra Pradhan. About 110 members and guests participated.
A General Body Meeting held on 13.01.2012 proceeding is as follows:
Secretary, IMS Kolkata announced the IMS National Council Election result as follows and conveyed his thanks for electing him as a council member of NC.
One full day workshop will be organized on February 21st, 2012 at Regional Meteorological Centre, Alipore. Six invited talks will be delivered on the subject “Pre-Monsoon Weather over Eastern Region” by the guest lecturers. It has also been decided to collect a sum of Rs.20/- from all members as a token participation charge for the work shop.
The scientific Journal of IMS Kolkata ‘JHAR - The STORM’ will be published shortly. All members have been requested to submit the articles, news, events and fiction story related to Weather and Environment before February 01, 2012 through email id firstname.lastname@example.org with Sub: MATERIALS FOR JHAR. Detailed guide line for authors are enclosed herewith. Authors need not be a member of the Society, any person having knowledge on the subject and interested to share, may sent his paper / materials. It is also requested to all members to collect the advertisement for publishing in the journal.
Full page colour: Rs.4000/-,
Half page colour: Rs.2000/-
Full page Black & white: Rs.1000/-,
Half page Black & white: Rs.500/-
Shri D. Pradhan, Secretary, IMS Kolkata delivered lecture on 28th Sept 2011 at Seminar Hall of Geological Survey of India, Kolkata on “ Doppler Weather Radar and its utilization on prediction of Severe Weather. Shri T K. Ray, Treasurer delivered a lecture on the Aims and objective of Indian Meteorological Society and also activity of IMS Kolkata. This was a programme to create awareness amongst the scientific community like GSI about the technology and its use in IMD and also publicity about IMS.
(i) Scientific Lecture on the topic “A Hybrid Model to Forecast Peak Gust Speed Associated with Thunderstorm”, was delivered by Prof.(Mrs.) Sutapa Chaudhuri, Head, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Calcutta.
(ii) Scientific Lecture on the topic “Radiation & Energy Balance in Rice Ecosystem”, was delivered by Prof. Dilip Kumar Khan, Department of Environmental Science, University of Kalyani.
The lectures were held at Dr. S. K. Banerjee Seminar Hall, 3rd Floor, Regional Meteorological Centre Kolkata, Alipore, Kolkata 700027.
Click to view the full report on the ‘Procedings of the Extended Executive Committee Meeting dated 06.09.2011’, posted at IMS Kolkata Blog
The first meeting of the new Executive Committee of IMS Kolkata held at Regional Meteorological Centre Kolkata, Alipore,
Regarding Funds, IMS HQ agreed to an amount of Rs.50000/- to be given as financial assistance (non refundable) to carry out the work of this chapter.
It has been discussed that invited lecture / talk may be arranged every month and a full day event like Seminar / Workshop / Colloquium in every quarter of the year.
It has been unanimously decided that the bulletin of IMS Kolkata ‘JHAR’ should be revived at the earliest, for which, the Executive Committee proposed to constitute an Editorial Board and a Publication Committee
Click to view the full report on the ‘Procedings of IMS Kolkata Executive Committee Meeting dated 09.08.2011’, posted at IMS Kolkata Blog
Annual General Body Meeting of IMS Kolkata Chapter resumed at Dr.S.K.Banerjee Seminar Hall, Regional Meteorological Centre Kolkata. Accounts for 2009-2011 passed on voice vote. Election of new office bearers held. Candidates were elected uncontested for the posts of Chairman, Secretary, Joint Secretary, Treasurer, and 3 (three) members. The remaining 5 (five) members have been provisionally selected on voice vote by the General Body, subject to the consent of concerned members. The new Executive Committee for the period 2011-2013 becomes:
Mr. Sanjay Narayan Roy
Mr. Devendra Pradhan
Mr. Utpal Bhattacherjee
Mr. Tarun Kanti Ray
Dr. Kamal Krishna Basu
Mr. Anirban Biswas
Mr. Sourav Debnath
Dr. Gakul Chandra Debnath
Prof.(Mrs.) Sutapa Choudhury
Prof. Dilip Kumar Khan
Mr. Mrinal Kanti Pal Ray
Mr. Durga Das Banerjee
The Annual General Body Meeting (AGM-2011) on 14.07.2011, was adjourned over a debate on audit and accounts for 2009-2011, to be resumed on 22.07.2011.
Executive Body meeting held on agenda points like (i) accounts for 2009-2011, (ii) planning of Election of new committee / office bearers for 2011-2013, (iii) revival of chapter website, (iv) miscellaneous points.
19.05.2010 - 21.05.2010
The esteemed National Seminar 'TROPMET 2010' was successfully organized at Kolkata by IMS Kolkata Chapter.
A National Colloquium was organized on ‘Total Solar Eclipse and Other Astronomical Events’, as a part of celebration of the International Year of Astronomy, in collaboration with Positional Astronomy Centre Kolkata. Shri. A.K.Bhatnagar, ADGM, IMD, Prof. Amalendu Bandopadhyay, Scientist, Prof. Basudev Bhattacharya, President, Sky Watchers’ Association, were among the scientists participated in the event.
An “International Colloquium on Global Warming” was organized by IMS Kolkata Chapter, in collaboration with the Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Calcutta. Prof. R.Ahmed from University of Wisconsin, USA, and Prof. P.Patra from JAMCO, Japan and Dr.S.D.Attri, Secretary, IMS, were among the scientists participated in the event.
Annual General Body Meeting of IMS Kolkata Chapter held at Dr.S.K.Banerjee Seminar Hall, Regional Meteorological Centre Kolkata, Alipore, Kolkata 700027. Election of new office bearers held. The new Executive Committee for the period 2009 –2011 becomes :Chairman : Sh. Ajit Kumar Das Secretary : Sh. Arun Kumar Chakraborty Joint Secretary : Sh. Utpal Bhattacherjee Treasurer : Sh. Tarun Kanti Ray Members : Dr. Kamal Krishna Basu Dr. Ganes Chandra Basu Dr. Debasish Lohar Prof.(Dr.) Sutapa Chowdhury Sh. Ajoy Kumar Nath Sh. Mrinal Kanti Pal Ray Sh. Satyajit Ghosh Roy Sh. Sourav Debnath
Dr. S.K.Ghosh, Retd. DDGM, IMD, delivered a lecture on "STORM SURGE PREDICTION" at Dr. S. K. Banerjee Seminar Hall, 3rd Floor, Regional Meteorological Centre Kolkata, Alipore, Kolkata 700027
Dr. B.K.Basu, Scientist-G, MoES, Govt. of India, delivered a lecture on “Diurnal Variation in Precipitation over India during Southwest Monsoon” at Dr. S. K. Banerjee Seminar Hall, 3rd Floor, Regional Meteorological Centre Kolkata, Alipore, Kolkata 700027
Annual General Body Meeting held at Dr.S.K. Banerjee Seminar Hall, Regional Meteorological Centre, Alipore.
Secretary's Report was presented to the house by Mr. Utpal Bhattacherjee, Secretary, IMS Kolkata Chapter.
Audited Account Statement for the period 2005-2007 was submitted to the house by Mr. A.K. Nath, Treasurer.
Copies of 'Vayu Mandal' were distributed among the members.
Election was held by secret ballot, only for the post of Secretary, IMS Kolkata Chapter for the period 2007-2009.
Four (4) Nos. Executive Members were unanimously selected among the members. The New Executive Committee for 2007-2009 :
Chairman Sh. L.R. Meena (LM-70)
Secretary Dr. D. Lohar (LM-432)
Joint Secretary Sh. A.S. Chowdhury (C-60)
Treasurer Sh. A.N. Palit (P-181)
Members Sh. T.K. Ghoshal ( G-119)
Dr. G.C. Basu (B-128)
Dr. Lalu Das (LM-946)
Sh. A.K. Das (D-99)
Sh. U. Bhattacherjee (B-247)
Sh. D. Pradhan (LM-617)
Sh. A.K. Chakraborty (C-75)
Sh. V. Sinha (S-518)
A scientific lecture held on the topic " Ananlysis of Nor'westers during 2005 and Development of Nowcasting Techniques using DWR Data" delivered by Sh. D.Pradhan, Director, Doppler Weather Radar Kolkata
Executive Body meeting held on agenda points like (i) accounts for 2005-2007, (ii) planning of Election of new committee / office bearers for 2007-2009, (iii) miscellaneous points.
First official website of Indian Metorological Society Kolkata Chapter http://www.freewebs.com/imskolkata launched.
A scientific lecture held on the topic " Cloud Seeding" delivered by Dr.J.V.M. Naidu, DDGM, Regional Meteorological Centre Kolkata
Executive Body meeting held on agenda points like (i) organising a seminar by Kolkata Chapter, (ii) miscellaneous points.
A scientific lecture held on the topic " Modelling of Nor'wester over Gangetic West Bengal" delivered by Dr. P. Mukhopadhyay, Scientist-B, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune.
Executive Body meeting held on agenda points like (i) Felicitation to newly elected National Council Members, (ii) Revival of chapter activities, (iii) Fund raising, (iv) miscellaneous points.
A scientific lecture held on the topic “Prepare, Resist and Mitigate Natural Disasters – Special Focus on Flood” delivered by Dr. U.N. Biswas, Director, Disaster Management Institute (DMI), Kolkata.
A scientific lecture held on the topic “Interpretation of DWR Pictures and Their Utilities in Forecasting Aspects” delivered by Shri D.Pradhan, Director, CDR Kolkata.
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