Bank Asia and Bangladesh SME Corporation Limited (BSCL) jointly inaugurated the first agent outlet in Mahiganj, Rangpur on April 6.
Through the centre, rural and unbanked Medium Sized Enterprises (MSEs) will be able to receive one stop solutions to their business development and banking needs.
The centre will be run under two projects, “i-SME” and “Diganta,” to provide comprehensive business solutions and banking services to the unbanked MSEs in the region.
The i-SME is an initiative by a BSCL-led consortium offering business development services to MSEs, and Diganta is a project of Bank Asia which aims to extend its agent networks into rural areas for MSEs.
Bangladesh Bank Sustainable Finance Division General Manager Manoj Kumar Biswas, Deputy Director Asif Iqbal, Bank Asia Head of MSME Sarder Akhter Hamed and BSCL Chairman Dr Hasan Imam were present during the inauguration.