FE On-line Desk |
Might 18, 2020 00:44:10
The federal government is offering direct cash help to five.zero million Corona-affected households.
Lately Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina introduced this Eid reward of BDT 2,500 per household by way of cellular banking to every household, via a video convention from Ganabhaban.
Underneath this programme, Rupali Bank SureCash is immediately disbursing Tk 2.zero billion to the cellular account amongst eight hundred thousand beneficiaries. Recipients can withdraw the cash at SureCash agent factors across the nation freed from cost.
Whereas addressing this initiative of presidency, Md. Obayed Ullah Al Masud, Managing Director and CEO of Rupali Bank, stated, “The people of the country are going through a hard time due to Corona pandemic. This gift from Hon. Prime Minister is a massive help for the informal workers who are unemployed at this time. Being a state-owned bank, we are very proud and grateful to be involved in this program.”
Dr. Shahadat Khan, CEO, SureCash, stated, “This cashless aid distribution is a milestone for our dream of building Digital Bangladesh. Here many government departments and 4 mobile financial service providers are working together to build a large database of beneficiaries from every nook and corner of the country and disburse government incentive directly to their mobile phones. We believe this is a big step forward to make integrated use of data, technology and experience to deliver better services to the people and take the country forward.”
Concurrently with this program, Rupali Bank SureCash can be distributing main training stipend to about 14 million college students. This stipend cash will attain the beneficiary moms’ cellular accounts earlier than Eid.