BSS-01 Clients-friendly banking for boosting crop production stressed

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BANKERS-REVIEW-MEETING (with picture)

Clients-friendly banking for boosting crop production stressed

RAJSHAHI, Jan 26, 2018 (BSS)- Speakers in a banking related review meeting
asked the zonal managers of Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank (RAKUB) to speed up
its clients-level lending activities for boosting agricultural production to
meet up the national food demand.

They said all the credit programmes of the bank should be need-oriented and
emphasis should be given on reaching banking services to the farmers’
doorsteps.

They were addressing a daylong half-yearly performance evaluation meeting
of all the zones of the bank held in Ashrai Research and Training centre here
yesterday.

All the 18 zonal managers and audit officers and others concerned from both
Rajshahi and Rangpur divisions joined the meeting. Chairman of board of
directors of the bank Nazrul Islam and its Director Prof Rustam Ali Ahmed
addressed the conference as chief and special guests respectively with
Managing Director Rafiqul Alam in the chair.

Deputy Managing Director Fazlul Haque, General Manager (Operation)
Khandaker Golam Mostofa and General Manager (Rajshahi division) Rafiqul Alam
Chowdhury also spoke.

The speakers laid stress on bringing all the existing potential sectors and
sub-sectors of agriculture and its processing under qualitative and
quantitative financing for making the country’s northwest region economically
vibrant.

They said the pro-farmers banking in the bank must be ensured for cherished
development of the region after the best use of its existing natural
resources.

BSS/AH/RY/09:55 hrs