The Indian Meteorological Department has begun to include Jammu and Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan, Ladakh and Muzaffarabad into its meteorological sub-division of Jammu and Kashmir.
The change reflects the changed status of Ladakh. It also comes with underlying message to the Pakistan Government. The change comes after Pakistan Government. The change comes after Pakistan Government decided to hold elections in Gilgit-Baltistan. On April 30, the apex court of Pakistan allowed to set up a caretaker government in the Gilgit-Baltistan region and conduct provincial assembly elections.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Headquarters of Indian Meteorological Department: New Delhi.
- Indian Meteorological Department Founded: 1875.