Nirdhan Uthan Bank Limited

 Largest Branch Network, The only MFI in Nepal Which has Covered 75 of 75 Districts of Nepal.

Strategic Alliances

Nirdhan Utthan Bank has established strategic alliances with the following international and national organizations:

  • Grameen Trust, Bangladesh
  • Credit & Saving for Hard-core Poor in Asia & Pacific (CASHPOR), a Philippines based Network
  • Save The Children Federation-USA working closely with Nirdhan/NUBL since July 1997
  • PLAN International began working with Nirdhan/NUBL in October 1998. The partnership continues in capacity building and outreach expansion areas Centre for Micro-Finance (CMF), Nepal
  • The Micro-finance Association of Nepal (MIFAN)
  • The Rural Micro-Finance Development Centre (RMDC), a wholesale lending institution promoted by the Asian Development Bank
  • Nirdhan Utthan Bank contributes to the Micro Banking Bulletin and participant in The MIX (microfinance information exchange)
  • The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) began to work in April 2001 to strengthen internal capacity and systems of Nirdhan Utthan Bank
  • The International Labor Organization (ILO) and NUBL had worked jointly for providing microfinance services to ex-Kamaiyas (bonded labor) in Banke and Dang districts
  • Mercy Corps and Nirdhan Utthan Bank Limited had worked together for “Access to finance in the remote eastern hills of Nepal” and “Global food crisis response project in farwestern part of Nepal”
  • UNDP/UNCDF supported Enhancing Access to Financial Services Project (EAFSP) implemented by Nepal Rastra Bank (Central Bank) to enhance financial services in hilly and remote terrain area
  • USAID supported Nepal Economics Agriculture and Tade Activities (NEAT) project
  • Good Return/World Education Project


Currently, Nirdhan Utthan Bank Ltd. is working together with following national and international organizations:

  • The World Bank Supported AGRIFIN project
  • KIVA
  • International Finance Cooperation (IFC)
  • Whole Planet Foundation (WPF)
  • The Department for International Development (DFID) funded Sustainable Access to Finance And Livelihoods (SAFAL) Project of MERCY-CORPS
  • The Department for International Development (DFID) funded Sustainable Access to Finance And Livelihoods (SAFAL) Project of Blue Berry Hill Charitable Trust (BHCT)/Sambridh Pahad.

NUBL At Glance, As at 16th January, 2018

Loan Outstanding (NPR) 13.55 Billion
Saving Deposit (NPR) 7.33 Billion
Number of Active Clients 304,282
Number of Loan Clients 207,251
Number of Centres 15,193
Total Staffs ( Including Trainee) 865
Number of Branch Offices 178
Number of Regional Offices 10
Working Districts 75
Working VDC & Municipalities 1,837
Number of Female Staffs 217
USD 1=NPR 101.82