Dr. M. Ravichandran

Chairman of RIMES Council

Dr. M. Ravichandran has assumed charge as Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) from 11 Oct 2021.

He obtained his Ph.D degree in Physics from University of Pune. He was Director at NCPOR, Goa (2016-2021). He worked as a Scientist in Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (ESSO-IITM), Pune (1988 to 1997). He worked as a Scientist in Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (ESSO-IITM), Pune (1988 to 1997), at National Institute of Ocean Technology (ESSO-NIOT), Chennai (1997-2001) and at Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (ESSO-INCOIS), Hyderabad (2001-2016) before joining at NCPOR.