From now on, bKash customers can send money to five favourite (Priyo) bKash numbers without any charge.
Some 50 million bKash users can send money of up to Tk 25,000 every month, free of charge through bKash app or dialing USSD code *247#, said a press release.bKash has come up with this initiative to further ease the transaction of customers, especially for the marginal people.
Recent analysis on MFS transactions shows that almost 90 percent of customers ‘Send Money’ to maximum 5 persons and up to Tk 25,000 Taka in a month.
Therefore, this initiative will enable most of the users to send money to their near and dear ones for free.
Customers can add a maximum of five bKash customer accounts as ‘Priyo numbers’ in his/her bKash account in every calendar month.
The Priyo numbers can be changed after each month once those numbers are added.
Customers can add Priyo numbers in a few easy steps through bKash app or dialing USSD code *247#.However, in case of sending money above Tk 25,000 per month, 5 Taka charge on each transaction will be applicable and for any amount above Tk 50,000, 10 Taka charge on each transaction will be applicable for customers.