Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), is a body under Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India with the mandate to synthesize, generate, promote, provide and coordinate various endeavours in the field of ocean sciences, ocean observations, satellite oceanography and ocean information & advisory services.

The National Tsunami Early Warning Centre, recognized as the best tsunami-warning centre in the World is also established at ESSO-INCOIS and has been identified, by IOC/UNESCO, as Regional Tsunami Warning Centre for the Indian Ocean Region. INCOIS also hosts the International Centre for Operational oceanography recognised as a Category-2 level training Centre by UNESCO.

ESSO-INCOIS was set up on February 3, 1999 and will complete 21 years of service while

celebrating its Foundation Day on February 03, 2020 (Monday). On this occasion, an “Open House” programme is planned to be organised at INCOIS and student groups (Class VI – X, college) are invited to visit the various facilities at the organization by registering their interest through email. Prior registration subject to confirmation by INCOIS, is mandatory to attend the programme.

For all details, procedure etc. interested schools/colleges may please contact Ms. Celsa A., INCOIS ( Phone: 40-23886148 and Email: [email protected] ). Groups will be confirmed on first-come-first-serve basis. Each confirmed participating institution will preferably be allowed a maximum of 100 students.