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29 banks’ customers can now add money to bkash

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 27 June, 2021 12:00 AM
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Twenty-nine commercial banks, Visa and Mastercard holders can conveniently add money to their bKash accounts or loved ones’ bKash account through internet banking and app for evading the risk of withdrawing money from bank counter or ATM booth amid the surge in Covid-19 infections.

The banks are- Sonali Bank, Agrani Bank, Brac Bank, City Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, Eastern Bank, Dhaka Bank, Mutual Trust Bank, Bank Asia, Prime Bank, EXIM Bank, Jamuna Bank, Community Bank, First Security Islami Bank, Midland Bank, Modhumoti Bank, NCC Bank, NRB Bank, National Bank, Padma Bank, SBAC Bank, Social Islami Bank, Southeast Bank, NRBC Bank, Shimanto Bank, Standard Bank, Trust Bank, IFIC Bank, and Union Bank.

To avail the facility of add money service, customer needs to add bKash number as beneficiary via registering to the online banking of the banks.

After logging in to the bank account, customer has to insert few information like bKash number, amount, OTP code and PIN to complete the transaction.

After successful transaction, customer will get SMS notification. Add Money limit set by Bangladesh Bank will be applicable for this service.

Not only add money to bKash accounts, customers can also instantly transfer money to the accounts of four banks (Sonali Bank, Agrani Bank, BRAC Bank, and City Bank) from bKash easing the suffering of people while depositing money standing in long queues of the banks.

Customers can also enjoy contactless bKash services like send money, merchant payment, mobile recharge, utility bill payment, offline or online merchant payment, donation to humanitarian organisations, payment of fees of educational institutions, payment of various online registration fees, buying ticket and many more conveniently from any place 24/7.

Besides, customers can also avail cash out service from 270,000 agent points spread across the country following health guidelines.

During the pandemic, add money service is giving customers freedom and comfort to avail seamless, convenient, secure and cashless transactions. On average, 1.2 million bKash customers have already been availing add money service every month.

To encourage the customers towards this service, bKash is donating TK 10 to the country’s healthcare sector upon one add money transaction of TK 5,000 or more made by each customer till July 9, 2021.

Strongest and largest add money network of country’s leading MFS bKash that brought safe and seamless transaction for its 53 million customers is also paving the way for newer and more creative banking services through MFS wallet.

bKash has taken customer-bank relationship to a new dimension coming out of conventional banking.