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* The author is thankful to IMD for allowing him access to their libraries in Pune and Delhi and their Annual Administrative Reports, as well as access to the correspondence of some of their DGOs. He is happy to thank Dr S.M. Kulshrestha, former DGO of the IMD, for several discussions about the IMD's glorious past. He is thankful to Professor J. Shukla of IGES and COLA in the USA for his encouragement and support for over two decades. He also thanks Professor Uma Das Gupta, the editor of this volume for the opportunity provided to write this article. Thanks are also due to Mrs N. Shanthi for the pains taken to type the manuscript.

1. Henry F. Blanford (1833–1904): Appointed the Imperial Meteorological Reporter to the Government ...

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