Mobile payments in India: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Google joins hands with Union Government for ‘Digital Payment Abhiyan’

Nasscom’s Data Security Council of India (DSCI) has recently collaborated with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and Google India to launch a nationwide awareness campaign ‘Digital Payment Abhiyan’. The campaign will educate end-users on the benefits of making digital payments and urge them to adopt security and safety best practices. The pan-India ..

Paytm which is a Noida-based e-commerce payment system and digital wallet company has launched an option of recurring payments for its merchants to enable recurring payments. It has also started its own subscription business at an annual fee of Rs 750 where consumers pay at regular intervals. Consumers can opt for recurring payments from Paytm ..

ETMONEY becomes India’s first financial services app to integrate UPI

ETMONEY, India’s largest app for financial services has integrated UPI (Unified Payment Interface) as a payment method on its platform as it looks to double its monthly user base by the end of the year. The integration of UPI will simplify the mutual fund payment experience for millions of ETMONEY users as the company continues ..

Google Pay ties up with MMTC-PAMP India to launch gold buying feature

To make Google Pay more useful for Indian customers, Google has partnered with MMTC-PAMP India to introduce buying and selling of gold through the app. Through this partnership with India’s only London Bullion Market Association (LBMA)-accredited gold refinery, Google Pay users will be able to buy 99.99% 24-karat gold. Google Pay users can now purchase ..

India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) ties up with FSS to create payments network for unorganized retail

The India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) has partnered with Financial Software and Systems (FSS) to create payments network for unorganized retail. FSS is a payments technology company that enables micro-merchants to accept payments online, or via Unified Payments Interface (UPI), Quick-Response (QR) codes, Aadhaar and IPPB accounts. FSS will also provide merchant management and settlement ..