Friday, 24 September, 2021

RAKUB continues to help farmers’ to face Covid-19 losses

RAJSHAHI: Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank (RAKUB) has been helping farmers of the country’s northwest region to recoup their losses caused by the Covid-19 pandemic situation.

The specialized commercial bank has been providing loans to the affected people in agriculture and other sectors so that they can get back to their normal life after the best use of their borrowed money, reports BSS.

The Board of Directors of the bank made the observations while taking part in the discussion of RAKUB’s 534th board meeting virtually on Monday with its Chairman Roisul Alam Mondal in the chair.

Through its 383 branches at present, RAKUB has been operating its activities as the largest development partner in all the 16 northwest districts of Rajshahi and Rangpur divisions targeting the agricultural sector and all its sub-sectors.

Directors Dr Humayun Kabir, Abdul Wahab Bhuiyan, Sirajul Islam, Tofaz Uddin, Bidhu Bhushan Roy and Dr Ismail Haque joined the meeting from their respective offices while RAKUB Managing Director Ismail Hossain and others concerned took part from the RAKUB headquarters board room.

Managing Director Ismail Hossain told the meeting that the bank is working to bring all existing agricultural potential sectors and sub-sectors under qualitative and quantitative investments for making the region’s agro-based economy more vibrant amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

 As the largest development partner in agriculture as well as agro-based industrial sector of northwest Bangladesh, currently, the bank has adopted the effective work plan which is being implemented at the grassroots-level to attain all the targets within the stipulated time.

 Recently, the bank has entered into a new trend of online banking services through launching a real time gross settlement (RTGS) system.