Celebration of World Soil Day 2018
The Department of Soil, Water and Environment has observed the World Soil Day for the first time in the premises of the department. The program started with a rally which walked around the Curzon Hall campus. The rally was followed by a discussion on World Soil Day and a poster presentation competition. The main program started with national anthem and recitation from the Quran. Dr. Moahmmad Enayet Hossain, the convener of the program, then delivered the opening speech. Among others who spoke at the program were Dr. Sirajul Hoque, Dr. Shahid Akhtar Hossain, Dr. Harunor Rashid Khan, and Dr. Md. Akhter Hossain Khan. Mr. Serajul Islam, Former Chief Scientific Officer, SRDI gave a talk on the historical developments of soil researches in the country and Mr. Shahidul Islam, Director, Remote Sensing Division, CEGIS gave a talk on the use of remote sensing in land cover classification. Dr. Md. Didar-ul-Alam, the chairman of the department, gave a vote of thanks after the prize-giving ceremony.