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Banking for street kids confined to NGO schemes By Jannatul Islam | Last Updated: 28th March, 2017, 00:00

The street children still do not have access to banking services though 3,725 accounts were opened at 16 banks in last two and a half years as per the central bank’s directive after being persuaded…

Banking for street kids 
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