Workshop on ICT in agriculture at Khulna University

A day-long workshop on ‘information and communication technology (ICT) in agriculture: possibilities, perspectives and measures’ was held at the conference room of second academic building of Khulna University (KU) on Saturday [30th August, 2014]. The Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) discipline of KU organized the workshop in cooperation with University of Bremen, Germany. 

Dr Md Rafiqul Islam, dean of Science, Engineering and Technology School of KU, was the chief guest. Head of CSE discipline of KU Dr Rameswar Debnath presided over the function. Dr Engineer Bibhuti Roy of Bremen University, Germany, presented the key-note papers. Dr Md Mahbubur Rahman, professor of CSE discipline of KU, delivered the welcome address. Chairperson of Nagarik Forum, Khulna, and also veteran freedom fighter Sheikh Abdul Quayum, Head of Agro-technology discipline of KU Dr Monirul Islam, Chief Executive Officer of ABCoder of ‘Smart Phone Application for Location-based Fertilization Chart’   ABM Adnan, spoke on the occasion, among others.

In this workshop student from four different disciplines (computer science & engineering discipline, environmental science discipline, agro technology discipline and electronics and communication discipline) participated an app idea competition. In this competition the main motivation was to develop ICT based app idea in architecture section. There were ten groups and their ideas are follow: