bKash signs deal with Asrotex Group to facilitate RMG workers salary disbursement

March 19, 2019 Dhaka

Around 17 thousand RMG workers of Asrotex group will get their salary through bKash account from now. bKash Limited, the largest mobile financial service provider in the country recently signed an agreement with Asrotex Group, the leading RMG manufacturer of the country.  

Mizanur Rashid, Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) of bKash and Syed Ashraful Islam, FCMA, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Asrotex Group exchanged the deal on behalf of their organizations in a simple ceremony held at bKash head office.

Mizanur Rashid, CCO of bKash limited said, over 1.5 lacks RMG workers of 120 factories are now getting their salary through bKash. We are happy to offer our payroll disbursement solutions to Asrotex Group helping them to disburse salary quickly and efficiently among the workers. This system will also assist them to ensure transparency in salary disbursement at their factories.  

Syed Ashraful Islam, FCMA, CFO, Asrotex Group said, “Salary disbursement via bKash will reduce processing time and cost as well as more secure, easy and faster disbursement”

Among others, Sarabar Kumar Chanda, Lead, RMG Business, Rifat Rahman, Acquisition Manager of Commercial department of bKash and Md. Shakhawat Hossain Bhuiyan, Director, Md. Anwar Zahid Shimul, Director, SCM& Business Development of Asrotex Group were also present during the signing.

Once the fund is transferred into the recipients bKash accounts, it can be accessed instantly. They   can utilize the account balance to send money to their family members, top-up mobile airtime, pay bills and make payment or they can cash out the money via 180,000 bKash agent locations across the country. They can also store the money in their bKash accounts and earn interest on savings.

Launched in 2011, bKash, a joint venture of BRAC Bank, US based Money in Motion, International Finance Corporation, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Ant Financial, operates as a payment service provider offering broad range of mobile/digital financial services under the regulation of Bangladesh Bank.