METNET was launched on 27th July 2008 by the METNET Team of India Meteorological Department, as a first initiative to have a coordinated approach to standardize database and various in-house e-governance related activities.
The objective is :
To implement e-governance concepts in IMD
To create a suitable platform for sharing of administrative information in IMD
To coordinate the IT efforts of various sub-offices of the department
To bring efficiency and transparency in office works
To reduce the delay in exchange information and making it available in proper format
To create an organisational setup which is tuned to use IT to optimise administrative and scientific activities.