Thursday, 20 January, 2022

Nagad wins maiden Fintech Impact Award

Nagad wins maiden Fintech Impact Award

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Nagad, the mobile financial service of the Bangladesh Post Office, has won the Fintech Impact Award for its contribution to financial inclusion by simplifying the account opening process through the use of technology.  

Nagad is one of the winners of the maiden "Bangladesh Fintech Awards 2021" initiated by Bangladesh Brand Forum. In addition to simplifying the use of financial technology during the COVID-19 pandemic, Nagad has played an important role in simplifying mobile payments.

Rahel Ahmed, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Nagad, received the award at an event at a city hotel recently. The event was attended by top personalities of the country's financial sector, senior officials of government agencies and regulatory bodies and entrepreneurs in the Fintech sector, said a press release.  

More than 100 companies were initially nominated for this year's event. The top 26 organizations were then selected for the award in 11 categories. 

Nagad has won many domestic and international awards, including the Best Innovation Digital Financial Services Award, the Inclusive Fintech Fifty Award as the best Fintech initiative, the Best Digital Financial Service Provider Award, and the WITSA Global ICT Excellence Award.  

Dr. Dewan Muhammad Humayun Kabir, director of the Access to Information Project of the ICT Division, Professor Mohammad Abdul Momen, director of the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) of Dhaka University, Professor Dr. Mohammad Abdul Mueen of Dhaka University, Professor Imran Rahman, vice-
chancellor of the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB), and Nazia Andaleeb Preema, director of Bangladesh Brand Forum, were present.