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Rules and Regulation for Data Supply

Instruction for Data supply of Meteorological data

All Data requests are to be addressed and sent to:

      The Director, 
     Meteorological Centre, Gangtok, 
     India Meteorological Department,
     Raj Bhavan Area, Near SIB Office,

     Gangtok, Sikkim-737103,

  • Contact Numbers for Data Query / Request:

         Phone No.: 03592-203429

         Fax No.: 03592-203427



    Procedure for Obtaining Data:

    Data request may kindly be made in the Data Request Format and be sent to this office by post/courier or email mentioned above with required information such as the Type of data (Surface, Rainfall, Upper-Air etc.), Period (From and To year / month /date or for last 10 years from latest available etc) In case of the station/Regions/Locations State, District, Station's names are (mandatory) to be furnished.

    Special information if any to furnish may be stated regarding the type of project or research study with some brief background of the Institute or Academy.

    If the data request is complete with all details then the case is taken for process. Based on the request received, this office would intimate the cost, availability of the data requested alongwith a format of Undertaking Certificate on the Data Utilisation. The cost for the data supply is accepted only as Demand Draft on any Nationalised Bank, favouring “DDGM, REGIONAL METEOROLOGICAL CENTRE, KOLKATA” payable at S.B.I. Service Branch, Kolkata (code No. 10391)”.

    On completion of required formalities from the party, the requested data are supplied alongwith official money receipt for the DD amount by post.


The cost estimation of data is based on the Standard Tariff approved by the India Meteorological Department, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India. 

Concession on Data Charges: