The E-village project representatives from the Centre for Research and Information (CRI) and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University(BSMRAU) has attended an official 5-day visit to China from January 18 – January 22, 2018, following an invitation from CETC China Key System (CKS).
The E-village delegation from Bangladesh included team leader Md Roshidul Hasan, deputy team leader Tonmoy Ahmed, (Associate Coordinator at CRI), Professor Dr. Md Morshedur, Mijanur Rahman Rajib, Md Anamul Haque, Nazmul Alam, Shubhro Chakraborty and Nazmul Alam. The tour comprised of meeting with the China Key System president and other top officials regarding the E-village project and visit their laboratory, production facility and other organizations arranged by CKS.
On the first day, the team arrived at the destination and attended a meeting with CKS officials regarding the itinerary in details, followed by dinner.
On the second day, they had met with the President of CKS and e-village team headed by Team Leader Professor Md Roshidul Hasan where they discussed the success of the first phase, E-village requirement and their capacity in terms of technical skill in hardware and software for the Sensor device. Following the meeting, the e-village team paid a visit their IoT laboratory where they viewed the demonstration of the company’s latest products being developed in their lab. Afterwards, the team visited their microchip center where they produce more than 2 million microchips every day for all partners around the world. CKS demonstrated their microchip development facility, testing facility, and packaging facility. There were discussions on the prospects of integrating microchips in the E-village system in an efficient manner with maximum precision.
On the third day the team have visited the Nanjing Future Science & Technology park where they have demonstrated the elements of the city they call “UPARK”. Afterwards, the team attended a meeting with the UPARK team and top officials at the facility regarding future cooperation and collaboration with E-village. Following the meeting, the team visited the smart agriculture city where they are cultivating organic crops in a closed environment using state-of-the-art technology.
On the fourth day of tour, the delegation visited Hunan Normal University to attend a meeting in the National Supercomputing Center in Changsha (NSCC) with the director and other officials of NSCC, Vice President of Hunan Normal University, Professor from Peking University and other officials regarding the integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and exploring other areas of collaboration for the improvement of E-village service in Bangladesh.
On the fifth day, the team have left Hunan Normal University from our residence and reached in Bangladesh