Economy As cloud seeding catches on in times of climate change, more research holds the key Updated : July 29, 2019 06:37 PM IST The Ministry of Earth Sciences plans to bring out a white paper to lay the scientific basis for cloud seeding. The Indian states of Maharashtra and Karnataka to go in for cloud seeding this year. The Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology in Pune has been engaged in research on convective clouds over the tropics for the first time. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.