International Training on Modeling Software SWAT and HEC RAS


CEGIS conducted a ten days long international training for Government Officials of the Royal Government of Bhutan from 23 October, 2018 to 02 November, 2018. The training was on hydrological model SWAT and hydrodynamic model HEC-RAS with a view to make twelve Engineers of different departments of the Royal Government of Bhutan, capable of applying those softwares in their respective working arena through hands on exercises. The training module was tailored and customized for the country perspective with own resources of CEGIS. A case study was also conducted  to prepare flood hazard map using same softwares for Kerong River of Bhutan to illustrate the real life application of their learnings. As an organizer, Dago Zangmo, Chief Engineer,  Flood Engineering Management Division under the Department of Engineering Services of Ministry of Works and Human Settlement, the Royal Government of Bhutan praised and appreciated the wholehearted effort and enthusiasm of CEGIS to make the training successful and exemplary one. Mr. Malik Fida Abdullah Khan, Deputy Executive Director (Operations), CEGIS inagurated the training program and Engr. Md. Waji Ullah, Executive Director of CEGIS attended the closing ceremony and distributed certificates among the participants and committed   to deliver more integrated effort by CEGIS for the betterment of the society in general  and environment in particular  for both at home and aborad.