Google Pay is not banned in India, clarified the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI). The NPCI is an umbrella organisation that operates digital payments in India, and developed the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) which is used for payments by platforms like Google Pay, PhonePe, and Paytm.
The CSC BHIM site, used by the government to promote the BHIM app, has reportedly suffered a massive data breach. According to Israeli cybersecurity company vpnMentor, data of over 70 lakh users in India have been exposed that includes Aadhaar card details, caste certificates, and more.
This new Vodafone Idea recharge technique is based on the NPCI’s payment service *99# which works on the Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) channel.
Realme PaySa, the financial services platform developed by Realme, has been teased to receive Unified Payments Interface (UPI) based payments support.
YouTube has introduced UPI as a new mode of payment on its platform. The new facility will make it easier for YouTube users to perform transactions like sSuperChat, movie rentals, and more, on the video-sharing platform.
Citizens and organisations can donate to the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund through internet banking, UPI, and several other methods.
Lava has launched a new digital payments application for feature phones, and it does not require Internet connectivity.
UPI recorded a transaction volume of 10.8 billion in 2019, a year-over-year increase of 188 percent, said the report from payments company Worldline India (WI).