Rural Electricity Bills Payment Becomes Easy

Bangladesh Rural Electrication Board has signed an agreement with Rupali Bank to ease electricity bill payment for its customers across the country. Customers now can pay electricity bills easily from their Rupali Bank SureCash mobile banking account. Signing ceremony was held in 6 October, Sunday; in the head o+ce of BREB. Md. Asafuddowla, Secretary of BREB and Mohammed Kawsar Mustaz, Deputy General Manager of Rupali Bank have signed the agreement on behalf of their respecve organizaons.Abul Kalam Shamsuddin, Member (Administraon); Hedayetul Islam, Addional Chief Engineer and ICTDirector; Md. Hossain Patwary, Director, Financial Monitoring of BREB; Md. Obayed Ullah Al Masud,Managing Director; Md. Rezaul Kabir Kawsari, Assistant General Manager, Mobile Banking Division ofRupali Bank Limited; Dr. Shahadat Khan, Chief Execuve O+cer; Md. Abu Taleb, Chief Business O+cer,of SureCash along with top execuves and o+cials of these organizaons were present on the occasion.Md. Obayed Ullah Al Masud, MD of Rupali Bank Limited said, “Nearly 20 million customers are living ineighty thousand villages. Most of them are also customers of BREB. They now will be able to pay theirelectricity bills from their own account wherethey received primary educaon spend.”Dr. Shahadat Khan, CEO of SureCash said, “Rupali Bank SureCash is one of the largest digital paymentservices in the country. We are delighted to add rural electricity bill payment services for ourcustomers.”It is to be noted that the BREB is working to ensure electricity to all Upazilas. Currently, BREB is providingelectricity to 27 million customers and it is playing a vital role in the socio-economic development of thecountry. press release