Anna Mani (1918-2001)

- March 23, 2020


On the occasion of World Meteorology Day, let’s take a moment to remember renowned physicist, Anna Mani. From heading a team of 12 men at the Indian Meteorological Department to developing the Indian ozonesonde instrument, from publishing books on meteorology to setting up the Meteorological Observatory at Thumba for India’s first rocket launch, Anna Mani left an indelible mark on our country’s progress in the field of meteorology. 

Illustration: Dilip Kadam

Read Anna Mani’s story in Amar Chitra Katha’s ‘Women Path-breakers of India’, available on the Amar Chitra Katha app as well as Amazon, Flipkart, and other major e-tailers.