"Financial services have become essential for everyone in the vibrant and technology-driven economic and social makeup. About 30 per cent people of the country live below the poverty line to whom having a bank account is a luxury. And about 70 per cent of the population is from rural areas where minimum living standard is hardly maintained, let alone banking and financial services.
Although some branches of state-owned as well as private commercial banks are available in district towns and in some upazilas, it takes time and money to visit those branches from villages." Continue Reading