A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Access to Information (a2i) Programme of Prime Minister’s Office, Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (BREB), Bank Asia Limited and NRB Commercial Bank Limited on 08 March, 2017 at SSF Briefing Room of the Prime Minister’s Office to launch electronic bill payment service of BREB through Digital Center.
Under this MOU, the bill payment of BREB and other e-services will be provided electronically through ‘agent banking’ of Digital Center located at Union, Upazila, Municipality and City Corporation level across the country. Through agent banking initiative, BREB bill payment system will be faster and time saver. In addition, it will help to shape citizen-oriented digital center through reducing citizen’s time, money and travel related hassles. Moreover, it also helps to achieve the current government’s goal of ‘Vision- 2021’.
Naimuzzaman Mukta, Local Development Specialist of a2i, Md. Imdadul Islam, Board Member of Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board, senior officials of a2i Programme, Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board, Bank Asia Limited, NRB Commercial Bank Limited and Media representatives were present in this MoU signing Programme.