Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (BREB), popularly known as Palli Bidyut, has signed an agreement with bKash ltd which enables the customers to recharge their prepaid meter through bKash.
Md Asafuddowla, Secretary of Palli Bidyut and Mizanur Rashid and Chief Commercial Officer of bKash signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organizations on Sunday.
Md. Fahim Uddin, Senior System Analyst of BREB said, "We think the instant recharge through bKash will increase the popularity of prepaid meter which will bring noticeable change in electricity management."
Customers can get the opportunity to pay bills easily by choosing BREB, prepaid meter and amount from the Pay Bill option of the bKash app. The bill will be paid instantly and customer will get electricity service immediately. Customers can also make the bill payment by dialing *247# to access the bKash menu following some interactive steps to complete the process.
On July 2018, Palli Bidyut postpaid bill payment through bKash was initiated. More than 10 million customers paid their BREB postpaid bills through bKash in the last one year.
With this initiative, more than 27 million both postpaid and prepaid Palli Bidyut subscribers across the country can now pay their electricity bills with great convenience.