• For Better Environment
  • Application of Innovative Ideas
  • Sustainable Livelihood
  • Conserving the Nature
  • Cutting Edge Technologies
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  • Applying Appropriate Technologies

Who We Are

The Center for Environmental and Geographic Information Services (CEGIS) is a centre of excellence situated in Dhaka, the Capital City of Bangladesh which is located in South Asia. The working domain of CEGIS span over Resource Management Planning (Natural and Intellectual), System Development, Capacity Building and Research activities.

A Public Trust and centre of excellence established by the Government of Bangladesh under the Ministry of Water Resources (MoWR); A "Not-for-Profit" organisation guided by a Board of Trustee headed by the Secretary of the MoWR; An entity strengthened with an organised pool of experts and resources to serve humanity by excelling in the state-of-the-art technology in resource management planning, system development, study and research and capacity building; An organisation aimed at achieving green environment, blue water and balanced development for better well-being of the nation... Read More

Messages

Dr. Zafar Ahmed Khan has taken charge as Secretary of the Ministry of Water Resources and Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of CEGIS since 10 February 2014... Read More

Dr. Zafar Ahmed Khan
Senior Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources and Chairperson of CEGIS Board of Trustees

Protection of Environment and proper management of natural resources are important contemporary issues as environmental problems which exist have far-reaching implications... Read More

Engr. Md Waji Ullah
Executive Director, CEGIS

Our Services

Our Landmark Projects

Khulna-Jessore Drainage Rehabilitation

The Khulna-Jessore Drainage Rehabilitation Project (KJDRP) was a flagship project...Read More

Pre-feasibility Study of Ganges Barrage

The BWDB plans to construct one of the largest multi-purpose barrages in the world over...Read More

The Gorai River Restoration

CEGIS was involved in a World Bank funded EIA of the Gorai River Restoration Project (GRRP) conducted for the BWDB. The impact...Read More

Monitoring of the Re-excavation of Kapotaksha River

The environmental and social baseline of the Re-excavation...Read More

Screening, Technical and Environmental Auditing of BWDB Schemes

The benefits expected from the Water Management Improvement Projects (WMIP) are reduced...Read More

River Bank Erosion Prediction

Every year, the highly dynamic Jamuna, Padma and Lower Meghna rivers render thousands of people in Bangladesh landless by eroding large areas of floodplains...Read More

Convergence of Inland Navigation and Integrated Water Resources Management Goals

In association with partner organizations of India, CEGIS has...Read More

Morphological Studies of the Padma River

With the intention of connecting the south-west of the country to the northern and eastern regions, the government intends to...Read More

Physical Processes of the Meghna Estuary

Throughout the centuries, the Meghna estuary has experienced the dynamic process of erosion and accretion. The eroded (land loss)...Read More

Second National Communication of Bangladesh

Every member country to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change...Read More

Sustainable End-to-End Climate and Flood Forecast Application

In order to improve upon the flood forecasting in Bangladesh, a project “Climate...Read More

Multi-hazard Zone Maps for Community Risk Assessment

Community Risk Assessment (CRA) is a process of identification, assessment and analysis of hazard specific risks in different...Read More

Investigation of Impact of Sea Level Rise on Coastal Communities

This study was a national level assessment of the impacts of Sea Level Rise (SLR) on...Read More

SMS Gateway System for Monitoring Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) to Reduce Community Health Risk

Avian Influenza is a hazard for the poultry industry. It causes...Read More

Strong Network and Partnerships