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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