Kamal Quadir, Chief Executive Officer of bKash, has received the "Best E-cash/money & CSR award" for his exceptional contribution to the welfare of people during the Covid period.
The "Global Business CSR Award-2021" ceremony was held Saturday at a city hotel to honor the recipients from different fields who have contributed to CSR activities during this pandemic, said a press release.
Local Government and Rural Development (LGRD) Minister Tazul Islam was present as the chief guest of the event. State Minister for Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief Dr Md Enamur Rahman MP, State Minister for Information Murad Hasan, and Bangladesh Communication Satellite Company Chairman Dr Shahjahan Mahmood were present as special guests.
bKash, It has handed over 350 ventilators along with more than 950,000 emergency medical toolkits including mask, thermometer, protective clothing, gloves, medical goggles, etc. to the government, donated by its overseas partner Alibaba.
From its own fund, it has also provided 30 ventilators to top hospitals and installed an oxygen plant at the Diabetic Hospital.
bKash also worked with Bidyanondo Foundation to establish a hospital in Chattogram, provided food aid to poor families through Sena Kalyan Sangstha and other NGOs as well.