Brief report of the National Seminar for dissemination of the findings and activities of the project CFC/IJSG/21 Bangladesh Part held at the Conference Room of IJSG, Dhaka on 01.04.2014 

 

Title of the project

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Development and Application of Potentially Important Jute Geo-textiles
 

Project code

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CFC/IJSG/21
 

Date of commencement

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The project was launched on 12.11.2009 at New Delhi and physically took off on 01.01.2010
 

Duration

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60 months from 01.01.2010 to 31.12.2014
 

Venue of the Seminar

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International Jute Study Group (IJSG) Conference Room, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
 

Date and time

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01.04.2014 from 10.00 am - 5.30pm.

 

 
IJSG Conference Room, Dhaka during National Seminar on activities of Jute Geo-textiles (CFC/IJSG/21) held on 01.04.2014

Mr. Khandakar Mukhlesur Rahman, Executive Director, Jute Diversification Promotion Center (JDPC) welcomed the dignitaries and invited participants attending the National Seminar on behalf of Collaborating Institution (CI) in Bangladesh.

 

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Mr. Bhupendra Singh, Secretary General, International Jute Study Group (IJSG) could not participate as he was outside of Bangladesh on pre-scheduled program.

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Mr. D.C. Baheti, Chairman, IJIRA and Managing Director, Gloster Ltd., India welcomed all dignitaries and participants, expressed his thanks to give him the opportunity to speak in the seminar. He urged the Governments of Bangladesh and India to take up more projects of such nature on JGT. He called upon the jute industry to explore the JGT-market in Japan and Australia.

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Mr. Alok Kumar Khastagir, Project Manager, National Jute Board (NJB), India stated in his speech that the climate change and poverty are the two major global challenges which could be met  by using natural technical products like JGT in construction.

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Shameema Sultana, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Textiles and Jute, Govt. of Bangladesh welcomed all the dignitaries, participants of India and Bangladesh in the National Seminar on JGT (CFC/IJSG/21). She said that JGT is a cheap construction material of future. Govt. of Bangladesh is interested in usage of products of Jute, especially Jute Geo-textiles.

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Mr. Phani Bhushan Chowdhury, Secretary, Ministry of Textiles & Jute, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh while welcoming the dignitaries, participants from India and representatives of the Facilitating Agencies of Bangladesh in his inaugural speech stated that the execution of the project is very important on consideration of its environmental impact as also its implication on the economy of the large farmer community in both the countries Bangladesh and India and hoped that CFC would agree for extension of the project tenure as desired. He declared the National Seminar on JGT open.

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Presentations :

  1. JGT Presentation by Prof. Dr. Abdul Jabbar Khan, BUET
     
  2. JGT Presentation by Prof. Dr. Abu Siddique, BUET
     
  3. JGT Presentation by Prof. Dr. Mohammad Shariful Islam, BUET
     
  4. JGT Presentation by MG Abu Syeed Md Masud, Padma Multipurpose Bridge Project Bangladesh Army
     
  5. JGT Presentation by Prof. Dr. A B M Abdullah, Prime Asia University, Dhaka
     
  6. JGT Presentation by Mr. T. Sanyal, NJB
     
  7. JGT Presentation by Ms. Rumki Saha, NJB
     
  8. JGT Presentation by Mr. D. Chakrabarti, PwC
     
  9. JGT Presentation by Mr. A.K. Khastagir, NJB
     
  10. JGT Presentation by Dr. S. K. Ghosh, DJFT, IJT, CU
     
  11. JGT Presentation by Md. Asaduzzaman, BJRI
     
  12. JGT Presentation by Mr. Kousik Das, IJIRA
     
  13. JGT Presentation by Prof. Dr. Abdul Jabbar Khan, BUET

 

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           Group photographs taken at the closure of the Seminar

 

Contact address of the officials who presented papers in the seminar:

 

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Name/Designation/Organization

Contact Address

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Prof. Dr. A. Jabbar Khan, BUET

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Palasey, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh | E-mail Id: cfc.ijsg.buet@gmail.com, ajkhan66@gmail.com , jabbar@ce.buet.ac.bd

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Prof. Dr. Abu Siddique, BUET

 

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Palasey, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh | E-mail Id: cfc.ijsg.buet@gmail.com, abusid@ce.buet.ac.bd

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Prof. Dr. Mohammad Shariful Islam, BUET

 

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Palasey, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh | E-mail Id: cfc.ijsg.buet@gmail.com, msharifulislam@ce.buet.ac.bd, msharifulbd@gmail.com 

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Maj. Gen. Abu Sayeed Md. Masud, SWO, Bangladesh Army

Construction Supervision Consulting Group

Padma Multipurpose Bridge Construction Project

Zia Colony, Dhaka Cantonment, Dhaka, Bangladesh | E-mail Id: masud741@gmail.com

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Prof. Dr. A. B. M. Abdullah, Prime Asia University, Dhaka

HBR Tower, Banani C/A

Dhaka-1213, Bangladesh | E-mail Id: abm.abdullah45@yahoo.com

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Mr. T. Sanyal, Chief Consultant, NJB

National Jute Board, Project Management Unit, 75 C, Park Street, 6th Floor, Kolkata- 700016, India |
E-mail Id: 
cfcijsg21@gmail.com, jutegeotech@gmail.com

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Ms. Rumki Saha, Junior Project Executive, NJB, India

National Jute Board, Project Management Unit, 75 C, Park Street, 6th Floor, Kolkata- 700016, India | E-mail Id:  cfcijsg21@gmail.com, jutegeotech@gmail.com

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Mr. Dipankar Chakrabarti, Director, PwC, India,

 

PricewaterhouseCoopers Private Limited,
Plot No. 56 & 57, Block DN, Sector V, Salt Lake,
Kolkata - 700 091, India | E-mail Id:
dipankar.chakrabarti@in.pwc.com

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Mr. Alok Kumar Khastagir, Project Manager, NJB, India

National Jute Board, Project Management Unit, 75 C, Park Street, 6th Floor, Kolkata- 700016, India | E-mail Id:  cfcijsg21@gmail.com, jutegeotech@gmail.com

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Dr. S. K. Ghosh, Asso. Prof. IJT, University of Calcutta, India

Dept. of Jute and Fibre Technology (DJFT), IJT Calcutta University, 35, Ballygunge Circular Road, Kolkata – 700019, India | E-mail Id: ijtskg40@gmail.com, ijtskg40@rediffmail.com

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Md. Asaduzzaman, Director Technology, BJRI

Bangladesh Jute Research Institute (BJRI), Manik Miah Avenue, Dhaka, Bangladesh |        E-mail Id: bjriinfo@yahoo.com

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Mr. Koushik  Das, Scientist, IJIRA, India

Indian Jute Industries’ Research Association (IJIRA), 17, Taratola Road, Kolkata – 700 088, India | E-mail Id: ijira@vsnl.com, info@ijira.org, ijiraweb@ijira.org