RANGPUR: The school banking has started becoming well-liked among students as it is creating their savings habit which will ultimately help them to ensure economic security in future, reports BSS.
Speakers made the comments while addressing a discussion prior to ‘School Banking Conference’ held at Panchagarh government auditorium on Friday.
District School Banking Conference Committee with assistance of Bangladesh Bank and National Bank Limited (NBL) organised the event.
The main objectives of the event were to properly run the school banking activities, opening school banking accounts of the students at Taka 50 for each as well as enhancing financial education. Deputy Commissioner of Panchagarh Amal Krishna Mandal inaugurated the conference releasing pigeons and attended it as the chief guest.
The chief guest said education always makes life enlightened, stronger, meaningful and enjoyable.
“So, the youngsters should acquire knowledge and adopt good human qualities from their student life,” he said.
Deputy General Manager of the Financial Inclusion Division of Bangladesh Bank Anwarul Islam, Sadar Upazila Nirbahi Officer Abu Wadud, District Education Officer Sankar Kumar Ghosh and Manager of Panchagarh Branch of NBL Pradip Kumar Sarker, addressed the programme as special guests.