Financial inclusion is aligned with sustainable development goals for the betterment of the downtrodden people in the banked scenario as commented by the experts.Speakers said that Father of the nation Bangabandhu started financial inclusion after the independence war in the year 1972. Guidelines are given by the speakers on how to include more people in the financial inclusion process in Bangladesh to decrease inequality and alternative ways of macroeconomic scenarios through creating microeconomic foundations.Need for rising more financial literacy was argued by the experts.Bangladesh has keeping on the track to develop the country for financial inclusion through digitalization ,access to credit and green banking in different ways as comments by the speakers.Experts said that some poor need to include in the formal sector and NGOs need to treate as private sector not Third sector.Speakers arge for sepeartion of definition of small enterprises and medium enterprises so that Webinar on ‘ Financial Inclusion in Bangladesh with different dimensions’ and felicitation was given to the 2nd batch of Bachelor of Entrepreneurial Economics by the Entreprenrurial Economists club of the Dhaka School of Economics on 9th April,2022.
Mr.Anis A. Khan ,Former Managing director, Mutual Trust bank limited and Independent Director, Advisor, Teacher and Financial Consultant will be the chief guest and keynote presenter while Md.Mostafizur Rahman Sarder,Executive Director(PRL) ,Bangladesh Bank and Dr. Yashoda Krishna Durge,GNVS Institute of Management ,India both are special guests.Macro and Financial economist ,IT and entreprenruial expert Prof.Dr.Muhammad Mahboob Ali was the session chair.
Md.Mostafizur Rahman Sarder in his speech praised the role of Bangladesh Bank for taking different steps for financial inclusion in the country which is helpful for economic progress.He argued that people are unkaning are need to bank for which present govt. is trying hard to increase and Bangladesh bank is playing supportive role as last 13 .3 years we are progressing.
Dr. Yashoda Krishna Durge described individual perceptions in Intital public offering in India.She argued that investors look the profile of the promoters and sector performanceand lower income group depends on electronic media while upper income group depends on financial experts and financial inclusion gives finacial security to the people.
Anis A. Khan described that financial inclusion helps women empowerment is gradually done and the agricultural sector also developed in true sense and freedom from poverty and proper nutrition was done.Khan also said that green banking and entrepreneurship also gradually played a vital role in the economy and in the country more than 50percent . Teledensity is also raised which helps financial inclusion to sustainable finance and green banking and still a long way to go as commented by Khan.
Prof. Muhammad Mahboob Ali as session chair said that access to the credit has been gradually done through financial inclusion.Prof.Ali argued that unbanked people need to aware the way of gradual financial inclusion with accessibility and he proposed that their must bebalance between agent bankings deposit and investment so that equity consideration can be felt and growth with equity of the current government’s can be felt.
Entrepreneurial Economists club’s moderator and Assistant Professor Rehana Parvin of the Dhaka Schoolof economics was given felicitation to the 2nd batch of Bachelor of Entrepreneurial Economics.Sara Tasneem ,Assistant Professor of Dhaka School of economics also acted as designated discussants.
Among others Ummey NaharAzmee ,President of the club and Mohammad Aman Ullah Aman ,Jobayear Ahmed both as vice president of the club ,Afia Akter also felicitated to the Bachelor of Entrepreneurial Economics students who newly joined and argued that entrepreneurial economics education and training will give them individually with the ability to nourish,recognize commercial opportunities, self‐esteem, knowledge and skills to act on them through Dhaka School of Economics .