RAJSHAHI, – More than 300 clients in general received banking services like opening accounts and loan payment and receiving in open place here Wednesday, reports BSS.
Greater Road Kazihata Branch of Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank (RAKUB) organized the programme in its premises with the main thrust of promoting inclusive banking.
On the occasion, the bank collected deposit worth Taka 40 lakh, disbursed loan of Taka two lakh at five percent interest rate for cattle rearing and launched saving scheme through selling saving paper worth Taka five lakh.
RAKUB Managing Director Kazi Sanaul Haque and Deputy Managing Director Nazrul Islam attended and addressed the ceremony as chief and special guest respectively with Deputy General Manager Rafiqul Islam in the chair.
Zonal Audit Officer Hannan Sarker, Branch Manager Mustafizur Rahman Sarker and local elite Abdul Mannan also spoke.
RAKUB has been operating its banking activities as the largest development partner in all 16 northwest districts of Rajshahi and Rangpur divisions targeting its agricultural sector and all its sub-sectors.
Kazi Sanaul Haque mentioned that quality banking and lending activities could be effective means of boosting agricultural production to meet the gradually increasing food demand in the country.
“So, there is no alternative to making all the credit programmes need-oriented and time-befitting. Emphasis should be given on reaching banking services to the farmers’ doorsteps collectively,” he said.