O&M Agreement Signing Ceremony for Polder 2, Satkhira 17 October 2019

Signing Ceremony on O&M Agreement in between Water Management Associations (WMA) of Polder -2 & Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) was held at conference room, Ellar Char Fisheries Farm, Satkhira on dated October 17, 2019.

The objectives of this session were to sign the O&M agreement by the Water Management Associations (WMA) & Executive Engineer O&M Division-2, BWDB, Satkhira and handing over the documents, aware the WMA participants about the importance of routine O&M activities of water management infrastructures and roles either parties in implementing the agreement. Another purpose was to share the success in Blue Gold Program by the WMAs in Polder-2 and challenges in water management aiming to identify the support and opportunities from the GoB departments overcoming the challenges.

The session was chaired by Mr. Arifuzzaman Khan, Executive Engineer of BWDB, Satkhira O&M Division-2 and Mr. Mahfuz Ahmed, Chief Water Management, BWDB, Dhaka as Chief Guest along with Principle Extension Officer, Kushtia and Deputy Chief Extension Officer, BWDB, Jessore. In this conference 24 GoB officials from BWDB, DAE, DoF, DOL, BADC, LGED and UZ administration and 3 UP Chairman were attended the workshop. Mr. Guy Jones, Team Leader, Blue Gold Program was participated as special guest. In this conference a total of 21 WMA EC committee members from Amodakhali, Moheswarkati and SSM Slice WMA EC Committee Members were attended. The conference was organized by the Executive Engineer, BWDB, Satkhira with the support of Blue Gold TA Team, Satkhira zone.