Water bills of Dhaka WASA and Chattogram WASA can now be easily paid through bKash. As a result, customers can pay their own or relatives’ water bills anytime from home during this prevention period of Covid-19.
3 Lac 80 thousands customers of Dhaka WASA and around 72,000 customers of Chattogram WASA will now be able to pay water bills without any charge for current month or bill with due amount. Convenient, seamless and secure water bill payment is ensured with this service which saves extra time and money for the customers as they do not need to go to banks and stand in long queues. If the customers want, they can also check the amount of their water bills from bKash. Besides, customers will get an e-receipt immediately after bill payment for keeping records.
To pay bill, customers have to select ‘Water’ from ‘Pay Bill’ option of bKash app and choose Dhaka WASA or Chattogram WASA. After selecting the bill period, they need to enter the bill number. Later the bill payment process will be completed by entering bKash PIN.
The bill payment will be successful immediately and the customer will also receive an e-receipt with service provider and bKash logo. If customers want, they can save their bill number in the bKash app to pay future bills easily.
There is also an opportunity to pay water bills by dialing USSD code *247# and following some interactive steps.
However, customers can also pay prepaid and postpaid electricity bills of all electricity distribution companies across the country through bKash. Besides that, bill payment options for gas, telephone, internet, DTH, City Corporation taxes and educational institutes are also available in bKash.
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 a broad range of digital financial services under the regulation of Bangladesh Bank.