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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 Trustees 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.

Messages

Kabir Bin Anwar
Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources and Chairperson of CEGIS Board of Trustees

Mr. Kabir Bin Anwar has taken charge as Secretary of the Ministry of Water Resources and Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of CEGIS on 22 March 2018. He is an innovat...Read More

Engr. Md Waji Ullah
Executive Director, CEGIS

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

Our Services

Our Landmark Projects

Khulna-Jessore Drainage

The Khulna-Jessore Drainage Rehabilitation Project (KJDRP) was a flagship project of the BWDB for removal of drainage c...Read More

River Bank Erosion Prediction

Riverbank erosion is a silent natural disaster. CEGIS has developed a unique tool for predicting the riverbank erosion ...Read More

Mitigating Water Logging

Undulating terrain of Chattogram City have some hectic drainage congestion which have been obstructing the flow of the ...Read More

Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100

Bangladesh, like other delta countries, has to deal with the growing threats of sea level rise, salinity intrusion, flo...Read More

Sea Level Rise and Impact

Bangladesh, especially the coastal zone is most vulnerable to climate change because of its geographic location, flat t...Read More

Dredging for Maintaining

CEGIS has been assisting the BIWTA from 2008 in optimizing river dredging for maintaining the important ferry and navig...Read More

Capital dredging in Haor

Haor is a wetland ecosystem in Bangladesh’s North Eastern part. Inland navigation is the main mode of transport f...Read More

Master Plan for Haor Area

The haor region of Bangladesh has long been lagging behind the mainstream of national development. There are about 373 ...Read More

Maitree Super Thermal

CEGIS was entrusted by the Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) and Bangladesh-India Friendship Power Company (Pvt...Read More

Mapping of Greenbelt Zone

The Forest Department engaged CEGIS to conduct this study project under the Climate Resilient Participatory Afforestati...Read More

Tourism Centers

To fulfill the commitment of the Honorable Prime Minister of Bangladesh for developing the tourism sector of the countr...Read More

River Ports and Ferry Ghats

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority has entrusted CEGIS to conduct feasibility study and ESIA of developing 5 (...Read More

Digital Land Information

BWDB implemented more than 700 projects for which about 2 lakhs hectares of land has been acquired at different periods...Read More

Natural Resource Monitoring

The forest coverage including Sundarbans Mangrove Forest, Coastal Mangrove Plantation, Plain Land Sal Forest, and Hill ...Read More

Smart Project Monitoring

In order to facilitate real time or near real time monitoring of implementation of the projects, CEGIS developed a GIS ...Read More

Land Cover and Land Use

CEGIS has prepared the National Land Cover Map using SPOT Satellite Images of 2015 under “Strengthening National ...Read More

Constituency Delimitation

CEGIS has developed a GIS based delimitation tool for Bangladesh Election Commission (BEC). The tool is developed in Ar...Read More

National Water Resources

The NWRD is the largest geospatial database that was developed for WARPO for the preparation of the National Water Mana...Read More

DRAS and DSSAT Model

The Drought Assessment (DRAS) Model, which is a computerized framework linked with GIS and developed by CEGIS, provides...Read More

Digital Map of KGDCL

Karnaphuli Gas Distribution Company Limited (KGDCL) has developed a GIS based Management Information System (MIS) inclu...Read More

Climate Change Impacts

Climate change impacts are likely to influence the monsoon season and hence lead to changes in spatial or temporal dist...Read More

Multi-hazard Zone Map

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

Climate and Flood Forecast

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

Cyclone Shelter Management

The existing cyclone shelters in the country are strong enough to withstand cyclones and associated storm surges, tsuna...Read More

Morphological Studies Padma

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

Physical Processes of Meghna

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

Inland Navigation

In association with partner organizations of India, CEGIS has carried out a research theme titled as “Convergence ...Read More

Re-excavation of Kapotaksha

The environmental and social baseline of the Re-excavation of the Kabodak River Project was prepared for the BWDB as pa...Read More

Auditing of BWDB Schemes

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

Gorai River Restoration

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


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