Shimanto Bank is a scheduled commercial bank in Bangladesh. As the slogan goes “Shimanhin Astha”, Shimanto Bank Limited aims to be the leading financial institution to serve with utmost trust.
To build a sound and healthy financial institution which will provide technology-driven customer-centric inclusive banking solutions and contribute to the growth of the national economy with deep social commitment.
History of Shimanto Bank Limited
The bank was established on 21 July 2016 through an act of parliament and planned by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Maj General Aziz Ahmed was the founder chairman, Brig-Gen Taufiqul Hasan Siddiquee was the project director, and Moklesur Rahman was appointed as the first managing director and CEO of the bank. The bank was designed to provide financial services to the marginalized population of the country as well as active and retired personnel of Border Guards Bangladesh. As of November 2021, Shimanto Bank Limited has 19 branches, 2 sub-branches, and 19 ATM booths.
The Prime Minister inaugurates Shimanto Bank formally on 1 September 2016. The founder chairman inaugurated the principal branch on 10 October 2016. The director-general of the Border Guards is the ex-officio chairman of the bank. Major General Shakil Ahmed SPP, NSWC, AFC, psc is the current chairman of the bank.