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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 payment of data cost should be made only through online using Procedue for making online payment is readily available HERE. After succesful online payment in Bharatkosh, the payment receipt/ challan has to be sent to this office for further necessary action at this end.

  • On completion of required formalities from the party, the requested data will be supplied along with official money receipt in due course.


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: