Postal service to introduce digital wallet ‘Daak Taka’

11th December, 2017

The postal department today inaugurated a digital wallet service named ‘Daak Taka’ which will help its clients to open an account only depositing Tk 2.

Prime Minister’s ICT Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy unveiled the service at a programme at Post and Telecom Division which will be launched commercially by next couple of months.

The initiative will help to tap the unbanked people of the grassroot level with banking channel, the postal department sources said.

Reveling the plan of turning the post offices into fully digitised by 2021, State Minister for Posts and Telecommunications Tarana Halim said they have set a goal of bringing three crore people in banking system within 2018 through the “Daak Taka”.

Currently, there are more than 8,500 post offices across the country.