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Detailed Project Reports

Meteorological Observatory and Research Laboratory
Location: Sohra, Meghalaya
DPR Value: ₹10,00,000. 00/-
Client’s Name: Meghalaya Basin Development Authority, Govt. of Meghalaya
Date of Commencement: 09.09.2014
Date of Completion: 06.11.2017
Executive Summary: Through the Letters of Intent MBDA-397/2013/2358, MBDA-397/2013/2359 and MBDA-397/2013/2360 the Meghalaya Basin Development Authority (MBDA) expressed its desire to set up a Rain Mu­seum and advised Creative Museum Designers (CMD) to prepare Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the Rain Museum, Landscaping of the Museum area and a Meteorological Observato­ry cum Research Laboratory which are going to be located in the same mu­seum premises. This DPR details the facilities, infrastructure, activities and developmental parameters pertaining to the Weather Observatory, Weather Discovery cum Research Centre.

Visitors’ facilities & Infrastructural facilities of the project: The Observatory will provide the following facilities:
  • Meteorological garden
  • Innovation hub
  • Exhibition gallery
  • Processing room
  • Demonstration and lecture hall
  • Library
  • Conference room
  • Recreation cum dining hall etc.
Conclusion: This Meteorological Observatory adjoining to the Rain Museum is going to be an interactive science interpre­tation centre which will bring the wonder of the at­mosphere right to our fingertips. Here the visitors can explore the science of climate and weather through fun and interactive exhibits like air can­non, flow tank, wind room etc. With hands-on exhibits and lessons for all levels of ex­perience, it would be appreciated by visitors of all age groups.