WDB’s hydrological survey system enters new era


Md Mahfuzur Rahman, Director General of Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB), has said “BWDB has entered into a new era of digitalization by facilitating the hydrological survey work with modern and digital machineries, in continuance with the Digital Bangladesh movement initiated by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.”

He said this while addressing the inaugural ceremony of a workshop titled ‘Hands and Training on Installation and Operation of Hydrological Equipments’ at the training institute of BWDB on Tuesday as chief guest.

Mahfuzur Rahman said that these equipments will help BWDB to gather accurate data and authentic information to face the climate change affects and reduce damages by natural disasters.

Md Saiful Islam of Project Director of  Bangladesh Weather and Climate Services Regional Project (BWCSRP) presided over the programme. Md AK Manzur Hasan, Chief Engineer of BWDB, Manjur Morshed, General Secretary of IEB spoke, Delwar Hossein Akhand, Caretaker Engineer of BWDB and Md Aminul Islam, director of IWM, among others, spoke on the occasion.