More ready-made garment workers will receive their salary in their mobile wallets as three factories – Designer Fashion Limited, A&E Bangladesh and Tara Group –signed agreements with country's largest mobile financial service provider, bKash.
The documents were exchanged on Thursday at a local hotel by Kamal Quadir, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of bKash, Jashim Uddin, Managing Director, Designer Fashion Limited, Angelo Leanage, Managing Director, A&E Bangladesh and from Tara Group Md. Yeakub Ali, Head of Finance, Tara Spinning Limited and Md. Mushfequzzaman, DGM, Enayetpur Spinning Mills Limited.Under these agreements, 12 thousand employees of these factories will get their wages through bKash.
At present, 180 RMG factories in the country are disbursing salary through bKash to more than 2 lakh workers. Since this salary disbursement system through bKash is gaining much trust and popularity, more and more factories are enrolling into it, including these three leading ready-made garments exporters.
bKash also creates awareness amongst the workers on secure utilization of mobile wallet and facilitates account registration campaigns within the factories.