Started carrier as an agricultural extension officer in which capacity worked in G. K. Project of BWDB for 14 years working directly with farmers. Then shifted to agricultural research and conducted agronomic research in the research stations of BWDB for 6 years as Chief Agronomist. Worked as Chief of Agronomy Division of Master Plan Organization (MPO) for 8 years and participated in the preparation of the National Water Plan. Left BWDB in 1991 and joined Environmental Study under the Flood Action Plan (FAP) as co-Team Leader in which capacity developed the Guideline for environmental impact assessment (EIA) study of water sector projects. While developing the EIA guideline, conducted case studies in 3 projects for gaining practical experience in EIA studies. This was followed by conducting more than 50 EIA studies for water development projects, power generation and transmission lines, gas transmission pipeline etc.