Airtel Payments Bank launches UPI enabled digital payments service in India
Bharti Airtel on Sunday integrated UPI (Unified Payments Interface) on its payments platform - Airtel Payments Bank. By adding the UPI feature to its platform, Airtel Payments Bank has become the first payments bank in India to integrate the UPI on its digital platform. With the UPI integration, Airtel is aiming at making secure digital payments and instant money transfers easy for its customers.
Commenting on the move, Shashi Arora, MD and CEO, Airtel Payments Bank says, "We are pleased to announce UPI integration with Airtel Payments Bank. This would allow all our 20mn bank customers to create their personalised UPI handles on the Airtel app, and enable them to make digital payments in both the offline & the online space."Arora further highlights that customers will be able to link their bank accounts on BHIM app and make UPI payments via the Airtel Payment Bank.