Monday, 4 July, 2022

Farm Loan Disbursement

17 banks get appreciation letter from BB

17 banks get appreciation letter from BB

A total of 17 banks have received appreciation letter from Bangladesh Bank (BB) as they have successfully disbursed 100 percent farm loans during the coronavirus pandemic.  

Governor of the central bank Fazle Kabir handed over the certificates to the chief executives of the banks at a function at its head office in Dhaka recently, said a press release on Monday.

Under the special refinance scheme, the participating banks disbursed Tk 42.95 billion among 183 thousand beneficiaries. The collective performance rate is 85.90 percent as the total refinance scheme amount is Tk 50 billion.

The financial institutes that achieved the success include: Sonali Bank, Agrani Bank, Rupali Bank, Bangladesh Development Bank Limited (BDBL), Bangladesh Krishi Bank, Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank, Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited, Exim Bank, Brac Bank, Premier Bank, One Bank, Bank Asia, Shahjalal Islami Bank, Uttara Bank, AB Bank, NRB Commercial Bank and Modhumoti Bank.

Bangladesh Bank Deputy Governor AKM Sajedur Rahman Khan, Executive Director Awlad Hossain Chowdhury and Agriculture Credit Department General Manager Abdul Hakim were also present at the ceremony.