Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank (RAKUB) was established by the President’s Ordinance No. 58 of 1986. Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank is a state-owned bank in Bangladesh with regional approach. The aim was to provide institutional agricultural credit for optimum utilization of agricultural potentials of Rajshahi Division. Taking over the branches and offices along with assets and liabilities of the Bangladesh Krishi Bank within Rajshahi division, Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank started functioning on 15 March 1987.
The region is less developed compared to other parts, yet full of potentials in agriculture. The two Divisions characterized by its surplus food grain production are popularly called the “granary of the country”. Besides catering to agricultural credit, RAKUB, as it is acronymic, renders deposit banking services through all the 371 branches. The headquarters of the bank is stationed at Rajshahi city, some 270 kilometer to the north of Dhaka.
As the largest development partner in the northwest region Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank aims at overall development of farmers and all the sectors and sub-sectors of agriculture in this region. Besides, catering to agricultural credit the bank performs ancillary functions as financing agri-business and agro-based industries and poverty alleviation programs.
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