13 April 2020 – Bangladesh Bank announces “special incentive” for bank workers

Type of Intervention: Financial and Economic, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Central Bank
Intervention Categories: Non-governmental interventions; Businesses
Level of Jurisdiction: Banks
Lead People/Agency: Bangladesh Bank

Overview: The Bangladesh Bank announces ‘special incentive’ for bankers during the ongoing lockdown. “If bank officers and employees work at the bank for 10 days during the general holidays, they will get incentives equivalent to a month’s basic salary,” said a BB circular issued on Monday, reports BSS.

According to the circular, bank staffers across the board, including permanent, temporary and contractual employees, who have been physically attending office, will be eligible for the special allowance, which will range between Tk 30,000 and Tk 100,000.
Full details here: https://thefinancialexpress.com.bd/national/bankers-working-during-lockdown-to-get-special-incentives-1586773069

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Type of Justification: to acknowledge their efforts to continue working