Bangladesh Krishi Bank is a government owned bank in Bangladesh. It is a specialized bank for agricultural sector. The nick name of the bank is BKB.
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Bangladesh Krishi Bank is a government owned bank in Bangladesh. It is a specialized bank for the development of the agricultural sector. The nickname of the bank is BKB.
About Bangladesh Krishi Bank
Since the inception of the bank, it has been contributing significantly to the development of the agricultural sector of Bangladesh. The bank is engaged in financing the agricultural industry. It also performs retail banking. Every year, the bank collects the vast amount of remittance sent from abroad by the Bangladeshi labors. But, the primary focus of the bank is the agricultural sector. The bank will play a major role in the development of Bangladesh as about 85% of the people are engaged in agriculture.
Mission and Vision
The bank believes in togetherness with its customers, in its journey on the road of growth and progress with services. The mission of the Bank is to become the most caring, customer friendly, and loving government bank.
Facilities and Services Available in the Bank
The bank supports various credit programs to the farmers in Bangladesh. It provides credits in different terms and amounts for the advancement of the agricultural activities.
The Bank provides various deposit schemes to the customers including current, saving and fixed deposit schemes.
The bank has various poverty alleviation and micro-credit programs including beef fattening joint program, swanivar credit program, small farmers and landless laborers development program, and BKB-NGO microcredit program, etc.
The international business facilitation services of the bank include the letter of credit, bill purchase, remittance, foreign currency account, and forward contracts, etc.
Philanthropic and Social Welfare Services
The bank conducts a lot of social welfare services. The Bank contributes to the development of economy, environment protection, health care, and poverty reduction services.
The SWIFT code of the bank’s Karwan Bazar corporate branch is BKBABDDHKBB. However, the code differs based on the branch.