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educator , meteorologist

Pramod Narayan Mahajan, Indian meteorologist, educator. Chairman garden committee Indian Institute Tropical Meteorology, Pune, 1996; coach in gym Rajmata Jijau Pratishthan, Pune, 1998.

Background

Mahajan, Pramod Narayan was born on October 16, 1951 in Achalpur, Amravati, India. Son of Narayan Ramchandra and Janki Narayan (Bende) Mahajan.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Physics, Shivaji College, Amravati, 1971. Master of Science in Physics, Vidarbha Mahavidyalaya, Amravati, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Pune University, India, 1996.

Career

Teacher Rashtriya Vidyalaya, Achalpur, 1973-1974. Senior observer India Meteorological Department, Ratnagiri, India, 1974-1979. Senior science assistant Indian Institute Tropical Meteorology, Pune, 1980-1984, junior science officer, 1984-1988, senior science officer II, 1988-1993, senior science officer I, since 1993.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research on satellite monitoring of mid latitude forcing during Indian summer monsoon. Use of INSAT winds for better depiction of monsoon depressions over the Indian region. Use of satellite-derived winds for the depiction of cyclonic vortices on either side of the equator over the Indian region.

    Use of DMSP-Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia/I satellite data for better forecast of monsoon systems over the Indian region.

Membership

Chairman garden committee Indian Institute Tropical Meteorology, Pune, 1996. Coach in gym Rajmata Jijau Pratishthan, Pune, 1998.

Connections

Married Archana Madhukar Hedao, December 20, 1981. Children: Nachiket, Mukta.

father:
Narayan Ramchandra Mahajan

mother:
Janki Narayan (Bende) Mahajan

spouse:
Archana Madhukar Hedao

children:
Mukta Mahajan

Nachiket Mahajan