NRBC Bank has won Two international Awards `The Global Economics Awards-2022’ by The Global Economics Ltd, a UK-based financial publication and a quarterly business magazine. The Bank has been crowned with the title of 'Most Innovative Mobile Banking App (NRBC Planet)' and `Fastest Growing Micro-Finance Bank’. Mr. S M Parvez Tamal, Chairman of NRBC Bank received these prestigious awards at a colorful function organized by the The Global Economics Ltd. at Dubai, United Arab Emirates on Thursday, January 26, 2022. While Mr. AKM Mostafizur Rahman and Mr. Mohammed Nazim, Director of NRBC Bank, Mr, Golam Awlia, Managing Director & CEO, Mr. Didarul Haque Miah, Head of ICTD & CTO of NRBC Bank were present the awards ceremony.
In the event, it was informed that NRBC Bank is one of the trendsetters in the Banking industry of Bangladesh by making the best use of information technology. NRBC Bank launched special micro credit program on March, 2021 for marginalized people of rural areas of Bangladesh. This service has been spread all over Bangladesh in a very short time. More than 50,000 people have already received micro-loans. The 'Fastest Growing Micro Finance Bank-2022' has been awarded in recognition of the rapid expansion of this service.
Besides, NRBC Bank Limited launched its innovative mobile app "NRBC PLANET" to bring comfort and mobility in the banking services in 2019. Through this Mobile app account holders will get numerous banking services such as notifications , fund transfer, credit card bill payment, top-up services, balance inquiry, touch point locator, product information, branch information, EMI/ discount partners easily. For the first time, the NRBC customers can withdraw cash from any Branch or Booth using App QR code facility. The 'Most Innovative Banking Mobile App (NRBC Planet) -2022' has been awarded in recognition of the new innovation of services.
The business magazine, which gave thoughtful insights into the financial sectors of various industries across the world, identified the best performers in various financial sectors worldwide and picked them for the country specific Annual Global Economics awards programme.
On winning the awards, the Bank's Chairman SM Parvez Tamal said, "NRBC Bank is far ahead in the industry in financial, innovation and governance parameters. It has established itself as a leading financial institution in Bangladesh, thanks to the visionary guidance from our regulators, board and talented team.
"We are now harvesting dividend of investment in technology, people and process made in the last couple of years benefiting the valued customers. We will continue to explore new ways to improve customer experience in this evolving digital age."
"The award will be another stepping stone for NRBC Bank towards its ultimate goal of becoming the best bank of the country. We gratefully acknowledge valued clientele and stakeholders for their continued trust on us that help us achieve such international honour", He also added.
It has to be mentioned that, NRBC Bank began its journey on April 2, 2013, as a scheduled Bank. NRBC Bank provides its banking services through 103 branches and more than thousands of sub-branches, booth and services centers across the country. NRBC Bank has been recognized as the best bank in Asia in 6 categories twice in a row for innovative services, South Asian Business Excellence Award, Best Dealer Bank by Bangladesh Bank, RTV Krishi Medal, ACS Challan as the highest revenue collecting bank among private banks.