Anna Mani: Google Doodle honors pioneer of Indian meteorologist Anna Mani

Birth and early life of Anna Mani

Anna Modyil Mani was born on 23 August 1918 in Peermade, Kerala into an ancient Syrian Christian family. His father was a civil engineer.

Education of Anna Mani

In 1940, he received a scholarship for research at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. In 1945, she went to Imperial College, London to pursue her graduation in Physics. However, she had gained expertise in meteorological instruments.


Anna Mani wanted to make India independent in weather instruments. He standardized the drawings of about 100 different weather instruments.

Achievements of Anna Mani

The World Meteorological Organization remembered him on his 100th birth anniversary and published his life profile with Anna Interview.

Anna Mani A Pioneer Who Changed the Way We Measure the Weather

Anna Mani passes away

He suffered a stroke in 1994 and died on 16 August 2001 in Thiruvananthapuram.