Sonali Bank is the largest national leading commercial government bank in Bangladesh. SBL is its short name. The corporate headquarter is at Motijheel in Dhaka. It is the main commercial center area of the capital Dhaka.
About Sonali Bank
After the liberation of Bangladesh, this bank along with two smaller banks was merged into Sonali Bank. This bank was nationalized under government order in 1972. Giving deferent services to their clients. The Bank undertakes a project with BASIC to award the best IT uses by Bangladeshi companies. And now it has 1180 under online branches too. SBL also received Asian CSR Award in 2005. It also Cashes recoveries from NPA this is one of the most notable achievements made by Sonali Bank Ltd. in overall performance indicators. It is 100% ownership of government of Bangladesh and also started functioning as Sonali Bank Limited on 15/11/2007. Bank SWIFT code is BSONBDDH. They already give online and internet banking services. The account holder can use the debit and credit cards for ATM services.
It has an authorized capital of 10 billion BDT and has 9 billion of paid up capital. It has 1193 branches (Two oversea), three subsidiaries and also three representative office too. This bank also provides extensive network all over the country. And it also savings, money transfer, pay order, mail transfer, telegraphic transfer and it receives utility bills too.
Facilities of Sonali Bank
Deposite Schemes :
Credit Schemes (Load programs):
Special small credit
Loan for diagnostic centre
Loan scheme for employment abroad
Rural credit scheme:
Special investment program
Farming and off farming program
Krishi Khamar Rin Karmasuchi
Pond fisheries credit program
Fertilizer dealers credit program
Sugar cane production loan program
Social forestation program
For developing country, micro credit is very needed for poverty alleviation, and still, in Bangladesh, we have a lot of people below the poverty level. That’s why it’s committed to people society has been participating in the field actively since 2003and 20 projects under the scheme is in progress.
The banking sector in Bangladesh is facing challenges from different angles though its prospect is bright now and in the future.
Some exceptional program
- HIV/AIDS assistance program
- Smile more brilliant program
- Support to ACID and dowry victims
Sonali Bank Head Office Contact Address
35-42,44 Motijheel Commercial Area, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh.
PABX :9550426-31, 33, 34, 9552924, Fax: 88-02-9561410, 88-02-9552007, Telex : 642644 SBD/BJ, 642824 SBD/BJ,
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