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Microcredit Regulatory Authority
Microcredit Regulatory Authority
The Microcredit Regulatory Authority (MRA) has been established by the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh under the "Microcredit Regulatory Authority Act 2006” to promote and foster sustainable development of microfinance sector through creating an enabling environment for NGO-MFIs in Bangladesh. MRA is the central body to monitor and supervise microfinance operations of NGO-MFIs. License from the Authority is mandatory to operate microfinance operations in Bangladesh as an NGO.

Integrity Award, 2016-2017 


Ms. Jinat Aman Banna, Senior Assistant Director and Mr. Mozaherul Hoque, Office Assistant cum Computer Typist of Microcredit Regulatory Authority have been awarded with the "Integrity Award-2017" for their outstanding performance under the Integrity Award Policy, 2017. On 21st June 2017 Mr. Amalendu Mukherjee, the Executive Vice Chairman of Microcredit Regulatory Authority handed over certificates and prize money to the awardees at the MRA's conference room after the integrity quarterly meeting. The Directors of MRA Mr. Md. Ali Noor and Mr. Mohammad Abdul Haque gave speeches on this issue. All the officials of MRA were present in the award ceremony.

 The Liberian Delegates Visited MRA 


 A six members team of  delegate from The Central Bank of Liberia and Ministry of Finance met with the high officials of Microcredit Regulatory Authority (MRA) on March 29, 2017. Mr. Mohammad Abdul Haque, Director of MRA presided over the meeting. The Deputy Directors of MRA Mr. Mohammad Yakub Hossain, Mr. Md. Zillur Rahman & Mr. Muhammad Shahidul Islam shared their views with the team while Senior Assistant Director of MRA, Ms. Jinat Aman Banna delivered a brief presentation on microfinance, licensing framework and prudential regulations of microfinance in Bangladesh. The team showed keen interest to know about the regulatory framework, way of monitoring and present situation of our microfinance sector.