Speakers at a webinar have praised the role of Bangladesh Bank (BB) for enhancing financial inclusion and women's access to finance in Bangladesh in different dimensions.
They said that the central bank has brought non-government organizations (NGOs), Financial Institutions (FIs) which are working in the rural areas with the marginal people into the net of financial coverage.
A large number of women and unbanked population (who do not use or do not have access to any traditional financial services) were brought under financial access facilities, allowing those who were unable to avail lending facility from banks due to lack of documents to get loans, the speakers said.
The speakers came up with the remarks while speaking at a webinar on 'Financial Inclusion in Bangladesh with different dimensions' organized by Entrepreneurial Economists club of Dhaka School of Economics, held on Saturday.
Anis A. Khan ,former managing director, Mutual Trust bank limited joined the webinar as the chief guest, while Md.Mostafizur Rahman Sarder, Executive Director(PRL) ,Bangladesh Bank and Dr. Yashoda Krishna Durge, GNVS Institute of Management, India were special guests.
Macroeconomic expert and Coordinator, department of Entrepreneurial Economics Prof Muhammad Mahboob Ali chaired the session.