Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – A leading private commercial bank (PCB) of Bangladesh launched a specially designed saving scheme –Joma—for apparel workers to commemorate its 20th anniversary.
Bangladesh Bank (BB) Governor Dr Atiur Rahman formally inaugurated the new saving scheme of the Dhaka Bank Limited at a function at Radisson Hotel in the capital on Sunday afternoon.
Bangladesh is the second-largest garment manufacturing country after China and exports mainly to the United States and Europe. The sector employs more than 4.0 million workers, mostly women.
Appreciating the move, the central bank chief said such initiative will play a pivotal role in achieving the target of financial inclusiveness and establishing a human bank sector in the country.
“This has been really a remarkable initiative to mark the 20th anniversary of the Dhaka Bank,” Dr Atiur said, adding that this bank has been working from its core value of corporate social responsibility (CSR).
Dhaka Bank chairman Rashedur Rahman and other directors and senior officials were present at the function.
Dhaka Bank has been operating in the country with its 81 branches, three SME units, Islamic window banking and 53 alternatives delivery channels including merchant bank operation.