Border Guards Bangladesh as a paramilitary force, is entrusted with the responsibility to defend the 4,427 km border of the country. It is the first line of defense for the nation. Responsible for anti-smuggling operations, investigating cross border crime and extending governmental authority to remote and isolated areas. From time to time BGB has also been called upon to assist the administration in the maintenance of internal law & order, relief and rehabilitation work after any kind of natural disaster.
The Shimanto Bank would be established and sponsored by the BGB Welfare Trust. The profit money of the bank will be provided to retired BGB members, wounded freedom fighters and existing BGB members including contribution to welfare their families.