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bKash cuts ‘Cash Out’ charge

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  • 3 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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bKash cuts ‘Cash Out’ charge

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bKash has reduced cash out charge to make customers’ transactions more affordable.

Customers can now cash out up to Tk 25,000 per month from a favorite agent at reduced charge of Tk 14.90 per thousand, said a press release.

 This includes all costs including VAT, and customers need not pay any extra charge.

Any of bKash’s 55 million customers can now enjoy the reduced cash out charge. Recent analysis on bKash transactions shows that 95 percednt customers ‘Cash Out’ within Tk 25,000 per month.

Keeping that in mind, bKash has come up with this new cash out charge to ensure a more affordable service marking its 10th anniversary.

To avail the service, a customer has to add a favorite bKash agent number in every calendar month. At the end of each calendar month, customers can change the favorite agent number, if required.

To add a favorite agent number, a customer needs to follow a few simple steps after tapping on the ‘Cash Out’ icon from the home screen of bKash app.

Customers can also add a ‘Priyo Agent’ through dialing USSD code *247# and selecting 'Priyo Number' from 'My bKash' menu.

In case of cash out over Tk 25,000 in a month, the charge will be Tk 18.50 per thousand. To cash out from any agent other than ‘Priyo Agent’, the charge will be the same.

Besides, customers can still enjoy cash out at a charge of Tk 14.90 per thousand from more than 1,500 ATMs of several commercial banks across the country.