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

Like last three years CEGIS has arranged an Overseas Training Workshop Program for the Young Professionals of the Organization as a part of their capacity development. A 5 day-long training workshop on Climate Change, Disaster Management and Urban Water Management was organized by Philippine Water W...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

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

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 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 15: 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 Department of Environment, Bangladesh Railway... More

Year 14: Issue 46
October - December 2015

The Regional Workshop on “South-South Cooperation in Flood Management” is one of the constructive and proactive approach of the Global Water Partnership (GWP) to address the importance of and to draw more attention on flood as water management of the partner countries... More

Year 14: Issue 45
July - September 2015

The 6th IUCN Asia Regional Conservation Forum (RCF) was held in Bangkok, Thailand from 10-12 August 2015. More than 400 people participated in the RCF. The Forum focused on the theme “Resilience in Action: Creating Solutions for People and Nature” and highlighted the way... More

Year 14: Issue 44
April - June 2015

The lease deed of land for CEGIS office building was registered at the Sub-Registry Office at Tejgaon, Dhaka on April 26, 2015. This lease of 10-khata land was allocated by the Ministry of Housing and Public Works to the Center for Environmental and Geographical Information Services (CEGIS)... More

Year 14: Issue 43
January - March 2015

Hon'ble Prime Minister of the Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina digitally unveiled the foundation plaque of the CEGIS Bhaban at city's Agargaon area on 31 January 2015 from the Green Road premises of Bangladesh Water Development Board... More

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