Land Acquisition and Resettlement Management training for BWDB professionals under the Flood and Riverbank Erosion Risk Management Investment Program (FRERMIP), BWDB
05/01/2019

Land acquisition and resettlement are vital and critical issues that needs to be considered prior to project planning and implementation. With a view to enhance proficiency of the BWDB officials in addressing and assessing rights and needs of land owners hereby conducting interactions that fos...more

Training on Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) under the Flood and Riverbank Erosion Risk Management Investment Program (FRERMIP) of BWDB
30/09/2018

In the last two decades, CEGIS has generated enormous information and knowledge on the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) process. It is necessary to conduct ESIA study to understand the environmental and social changes due to project interventions and thereby reduce the impacts...more

Training on Climate Change, Disaster Management and Urban Water Management
13/10/2017

Every year CEGIS organizes overseas training programs in support of organization’s professional capacity enhancement initiative. This year (2017) such training program was organized in Manila, the Philippines during 13 to 17 October, 2017, which was supported by the Philippines Water Works Associati...more

CEGIS Annual Picnic 2016
08/01/2016

CEGIS has celebrated its Annual Picnic on 8 January 2016 at Seagull Resort, Mawna, Gazipur. Dr. Zafar Ahmed Khan, Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, and Chairperson of Board of Trustees of CEGIS, Engr. Md Waji Ullah, Executive Director, CEGIS, Dr. Ainun Nishat, Professor Emeritus, BRAC Univer...more

12 years ERA of CEGIS observed at Rawa Club
29/11/2014

On 29th November 2014, CEGIS celebrated its 12th year as a not-for profit GoB-owned Public Trust. Honorable Minister Mr. Anisul Islam Mahmud, Ministry of Water Resources, Dr. Zafar Ahmed Khan, Hon’ble Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, Government of Bangladesh joined the CEGIS ERA and glorified...more

CEGIS celebrates its 12th year as a not-for-profit GoB-owned Public Trust
19/05/2014

On 15th May 2014, CEGIS celebrated its 12th year as a not-for profit GoB-owned Public Trust. Dr. Zafar Ahmed Khan, Hon’ble Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, Government of Bangladesh joined the CEGIS family in the observing the occasion. The function was marked by cutting of a cake, speeches by...more

High Officials of Ministry of Water Resources visit CEGIS
12/05/2014

(a) Hon’ble Minister, MoWR, Mr. Anisul Islam Mahmud, M.P. being welcomed to CEGIS on 7 May, 2014, by Engr. Md. Waji Ullah Executive Director, CEGIS as Hon’ble State Minister, Mr. Muhammad Nazrul Islam, Bir Protik and Dr. Zafar Ahmed Khan, Hon’ble Secretary, MoWR looks on (b) The Hon’ble Minister, St...more

Research findings of CEGIS recently referred in renowned international magazines
21/04/2014

The Economist and Nature have recently referred two research findings of CEGIS. The first, referred in The Economist and titled “Taming the Brahmaputra: The hungry river”, is mainly based on a research by Dr. Maminul Haque Sarker, DED of CEGiS, on the Jamuna River and its ongoing bank protection wor...more

CEGIS extends welcome to the Secretary, MOWR and New Chairperson of BoT
12/04/2014

The management of CEGIS warmly welcomed Dr. Zafar Ahmed Khan, Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources (MOWR) & Chairperson, CEGIS Board of Trustees (BoT) at CEGIS’ premises on 9th April 2014. During the visit, the hon’ble secretary met the CEGIS Management Committee and was briefed by the Executive D...more

Dissemination seminar on Erosion Prediction 2014
11/04/2014

From left: Engr. Md. Waji Ullah, Executive Director, CEGIS; Professor Dr. Ainun Nishat, Vice Chancellor, BRAC University; Mr. Muhammad Nazrul Islam, Bir Protik, State Minister, Ministry of Water Resources; Mr. Anisul Islam Mahmud, M.P, Minister, Ministry of Water Resources; Dr. Zafar Ahmed Khan, Sec...more

Observing World Water Day 2014
22/03/2014

Like other countries of the world, Bangladesh has observed ‘World Water Day’ this year with special events. The theme of the day was “Water and Energy’. In observance of the day, the Ministry of Water Resources organised a seminar at the auditorium of the CIRDAP International Conference Centre, Dhak...more

CEGIS to conduct EIA/SIA for AIUB
16/03/2014

A contract has been signed recently between CEGIS and the American International University- Bangladesh (AIUB) for conducting a needs assessment as well as Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Social Impact Assessment (SIA) studies for their proposed permanent campus in Kuratoli mouza, Kuril,...more

CEGIS team attends training on natural resources management at EPTRI, India
15/03/2014

As a part of a capacity development initiative, a group of 15 professionals of CEGIS attended a 7-day residential training programme on ‘Natural Resources Management and other Environmental Issues’ which was held at the Environment Protection Training and Research Institute (EPTRI) at Hyderabad, Ind...more

Intermediate Remote Sensing, GIS and GPS Training for Forest Department
07/03/2014

As a part of a capacity development initiative, a group of 15 professionals of CEGIS attended a 7-day residential training programme on ‘Natural Resources Management and other Environmental Issues’ which was held at the Environment Protection Training and Research Institute (EPTRI) at Hyderabad, Ind...more

Seminar on Sharing Strength, Knowledge, Experience and Potential Services of CEGIS
13/02/2014

With the objectives of building strong business relations with the Planning Commission and informing them about the strength and capacity of CEGIS in the field of Natural Resources Management (NRM), a seminar was held on 12th February 2014 at the NEC Committee Room-1, Planning Commission, Sher- e- b...more

 
Year 2018: Issue 57
July - September 2018

The ‘‘Asia and the Pacific Regional Expert Workshop on Ocean Accounts’’ was held from 1 to 3 August 2018 at United Nation Conference Centre in Bangkok, Thailand. The workshop was organized by Economic and Social Co...More

Year 2018: Issue 56
April - June 2018

Pursuant to the decision of the office of the Prime Minister, an investment and business delegation, comprising of senior level government officials and prominent private sector businessmen visited Belgium and the...More

Year 2018: Issue 55
January - March 2018

Mr. Kabir Bin Anwar new Secretary of the Ministry of Water Resources an innovative thought provoking practitioner of good governance in the arena of sustainable development and nature lover has taken charge as the Chairp...More

Year 2017: Issue 54
October - December 2017

The IWA Water and Development Congress & Exhibition (IWA WDCE 2017) was held from 13 to 16 November 2017 at General San Martin Plant in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The conference was organized...More

Year 2017: Issue 53
July - September 2017

CEGIS celebrated the milestone occasion, ‘Fifteenth Year’, with a colorful program on 19 July 2017, at RAOWA Convention Hall, Mohakhali DOHS, Dhaka. Mr. Anisul Islam Mahmud, MP, Hon’ble Minister, Ministry of Water Resour...More

Year 2017: Issue 52
April - June 2017

Executive Director Eng. Waji Ullah and Director of Ecology, Forestry and Biodiversity Division, Mr. Motaleb Hossain Sarker of CEGIS, visited the prestigious institute “Professor Abdus Salam International Center for Theor...More

Year 2017: Issue 51
January - March 2017

A regional workshop on South Asia Drought Monitoring System (SADMS) was held on 30-31 January, 2017 at New Delhi with an aim to promoting the implementation of the well-established warning systems based on various...More

Year 2016: Issue 50
October - December 2016

The Goal 6 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) specifically addresses the accessibility to safe water and sanitation. Access to clean and potable water is a necessity for all as every year, millions of people die...More

Year 2016: Issue 49
July - September 2016

IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016 was held in the Hawaiian capital, Honolulu from 1 to 10 September 2016. It was hosted by the State of Hawai’i with support from the Department of State of the USA. Engr. Md. Waji Ull...More

Year 2016: Issue 48
April - June 2016

The South Asia Ground Water Forum was organized by the Government of India, in collaboration with the World Bank and the International Water Association (IWA), at Jaipur, Rajasthan from June 01-03, 2016. Decision makers,...More

Year 2016: Issue 47
January - March 2016

A six day training program on Application of Geographic Information System (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS) for Environmental Monitoring was conducted by CEGIS for the professionals of a number of organizations, including...More

 

As recognistion by different national and internation initiative CEGIS has been awarded for its several research and development works and contributions by excellent services.

Digital Innovation 2011 Awards:

m-Health Championship Prize

In National Digital Innovation Award 2011 CEGIS participated with on m-health and obtained championship award. It was development of mobile and GIS based Avian Bird Flu monitoring system. An SMS Gateway was developed to get the bird flu information in data server through the SMS Gateway. The data updates are instant on GIS maps with information of bird flu.


m-Environment Prize

A SMS based Community Flood Information System (CFIS) was developed to warn the people residing in a flood prone village area (150 km2). The System translated the forecasted river flood to floodplain flood in the study area and send those information by SMS in terms of symbols (+, -). One '+' sign indicates flood will rise by one 'bighat' (local unit) and one '-' sign indicates the flood level will reduce by one 'bighat' by next two days.



Other awards:

Digital Innovation Fair 2010


Digital Innovation Fair 2012


River Fair 2010


Participatory Award in CEGIS-IWM Friendly Cricket Match