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Establishment
bangladesh bank logoBangladesh Bank, the central bank and apex regulatory body for the country’s monetary and financial system, was established in Dhaka as a body corporate vide the Bangladesh Bank Order, 1972 (P.O. No. 127 of 1972) with effect from 16th December, 1971. At present it has ten offices located at Motijheel, Sadarghat, Chittagong, Khulna, Bogra, Rajshahi, Sylhet, Barisal, Rangpur and Mymensingh in Bangladesh; total manpower stood at 5807 (officials 3981, subordinate staff 1826) as on March 31, 2015.

Functions
BB performs all the core functions of a typical monetary and financial sector regulator, and a number of other non core functions. The major functional areas include :
Formulation and implementation of monetary and credit policies.
Regulation and supervision of banks and non-bank financial institutions, promotion and development of domestic financial markets.
Management of the country’s international reserves.
Issuance of currency notes.
Regulation and supervision of the payment system.
Acting as banker to the government .
Money Laundering Prevention.
Collection and furnishing of credit information.
Implementation of the Foreign exchange regulation Act.
Managing a Deposit Insurance Scheme .

Head Office Department
Accounts & Budgeting Department Agricultural Credit Department
Bangladesh Bank Library Bangladesh Bank Training Academy
Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit Bankers’ Selection Committee Secretariat
Banking Regulation and Policy Department Chief Economist’s Unit
Common Services Department-1 Common Services Department-2
Credit Information Bureau Debt Management Department
Department of Banking Inspection 1 Department of Banking Inspection 2
Department of Banking Inspection 3 Department of Banking Inspection 4
Department of Communications and Publications Department of Currency Management
Department of Financial Institutions and Markets Department of Foreign Exchange Inspection
Department of Off-Site Supervision Deposit Insurance Department
Equity and Entrepreneurship Fund Unit Expenditure Management Department-1
Expenditure Management Department-2 Financial Inclusion Department
Financial Institutions Inspection Department Financial Integrity and Customer Services Department
Financial Sector Support and Strategic Planning Department Financial Stability Department
Foreign Exchange Investment Department Foreign Exchange Operation Department
Foreign Exchange Policy Department Forex Reserve & Treasury Management Department
Governor’s Secretariat Grihayan Tahbil & Fund Management Unit
Human Resources Department 1 Human Resources Department 2
Information Systems Development Department Integrated Supervision Management Cell
Internal Audit Department Investment Promotion & Financing Facility Project Cell
IT Operation & Communication Department Law Department
Monetary Policy Department Payment Systems Department
Research Department Security Management Department
SME & Special Programmes Department Special Studies Cell
Statistics Department Sustainable Finance Department
Branches
Barisal Office Bogra Office
Chittagong Office Khulna Office
Motijheel Office Mymensingh Office
Rajshahi Office Rangpur Office
Sadarghat Office Sylhet Office

Contact Info:
Central Information Unit for Bangladesh Bank
email: bb.focalpoint@bb.org.bd

Hotline for customer’s complaint:
Dial 16236
Fax : 88-02-9511771
email: bb.cipc@bb.org.bd
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NRB Bond Communication Unit
Phone: +880-2-9530190
Fax : +880-2-9530205
email: nrb.info@bb.org.bd

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