A total of Tk 181 crore was disbursed as bank loan in Chandpur district, for agricultural development and poverty alleviation.
In the fiscal year 2019-2020, till June, public and private banks in Chandpur disbursed Tk. 181.75 crore in the field of agricultural credit and for poverty alleviation. The allocation of Bangladesh Bank in the sectors was Tk 216.16 crore.
This information was given by the regional offices of various banks in Chandpur on Monday, August 03.
In Chandpur, state-owned banks in 8 upazilas have disbursed Tk. 150.72 crore till June 2019-20 and 24 private banks have disbursed Tk. 31.11 crore as agricultural loans and as for poverty alleviation, according to a source in the district agricultural credit committee.
Meanwhile, the banks have recovered classified loans of Tk. 147.40 crore in this financial year.
A bank official of Agrani Bank said, “Agrani Bank is in constant touch with its customers to collect various categories of loans. As the bank officials are collecting the loan, they are also giving the loan immediately.’