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MILESTONES

MILESTONES
  • June 1999

    Enactment of Depositories Act 1999

    The then Parliament passed the Depository Act to authorize the operation of depository system in the country

  • June 2000

    Depository Regulation 2000 gazetted

    The Securities and Exchange Commission published the "Depository Regulation 2000" gazette 

  • June 2000

    Request for Proposal Issued

    Request For Proposal (RFP) issued to implement the country's first automated Depository System

  • August 2000

    CDBL Incorporated

    Central Depository Bangladesh Limited registered as Public Limited company

  • July 2001

    CMC Limited Contracted

    Contract signed with the depository system provider CMC Limited

  • September 2001

    Depository Registration Certificate

    Depository Registration Certificate awarded by the SEC

  • February 2003

    Became ISIN Agency

    Became National Numbering Agency for ISIN (International Securities Identification Number) in Bangladesh

  • October 2003

    Start of Electronic Government Securities Registry

    Electronic Government Securities Registry (EGSR) live operation inaugurated by the Governor of Bangladesh Bank

  • January 2004

    Demat of equity market securities commenced 

    Dematerialization of equity market securities initiated with the entry of Square Pharmaceuticals Limited into the CDS

  • December 2004

    100,000+

    BO accounts setup in CDBL surpass 100,000


  • August 2005

    500,000+

    BO accounts setup in CDBL surpass 500,000


  • August 2006

    Securities Balance Enquiry and Portfolio Valuation Service Launched

    Global Internet Securities Balance Enquiry and Portfolio Valuation Service for BO accountholders launched

  • January 2007

    100,000,000,000+

    Dematerialized securities held in CDBL surpass BDT 100 billion


  • February 2007

    1,000,000+

    BO accounts setup in CDBL surpass 1 million


  • June 2008

    90% threshold reached

    90% threshold reached of stock exchange trades settled in the CDS


  • October 2008

    5th Anniversary

    CDBL completes five years of depository operations


  • January 2009

    2,000,000+

    BO Account setup in CDBL surpass two million.


  • April 2009

    SMS Alert Services

    CDBL signs agreement with E.B.Solutions Ltd for SMS Alert Services for BO's on April 23, 2009.

  • May 2009

    Data & Disaster Recovery Center Activated

    Activation of our Data & Disaster Recovery Center (DDRC) at Topekhana Road, Dhaka for live production functions on
    May 28, 2009.

  • May 2009

    Customer Service and Technical Support established at DDRC

    On May 28, 2009 CDBL establishes a permanent base for Customer Service and Technical Support (CSTS) at the
    Disaster Recovery Center.

  • July 2009

    CDBL hosts 11th ACG Cross Training Seminar

    CDBL hosts 11th ACG Cross Training Seminar at Pan-Pacific Sonargaon Hotel, Dhaka, Bangladesh on July 3-4, 2009.

  • November 2009

    CCTV cameras and Access Control Systems added

    CDBL adds CCTV cameras and Access Control Systems as a first step to security measure responding to increasing
    terrorism related threats and accidents.

  • December 2009

    CDBL signs agreement with Bangladesh Online Ltd (BOL)

    CDBL signs agreement with Bangladesh Online Ltd (BOL) for enhancement of the company website using open source technologies.

  • October 2010

    100% threshold reached

    100% threshold reached of Stock exchange trades settled in CDS

  • November 2013

    CDBL hosts 17th ACG General Meeting

    CDBL hosts 17th ACG General Meeting at Pan-Pacific Sonargaon Hotel, Dhaka, Bangladesh on Nov 17-19, 2013.

  • June 2018

    CDBL launches its upgraded Web-based Depository Application

    CDBL launches its upgraded Central Depository System - The Versatile engine for Depository Accounting System (VeDAS) application on June 2018

  • June 2020

    CDBL's new Official Website goes live

    CDBL in-house developed dynamic and responsive official website launches on June 2020

  • February 2021

    Inauguration of Online BO account opening System

    CDBL has introduced Online BO account opening System on 9th Feb 2021 to facilitate the Investors of the capital market to open a BO account through online