PayTM Empowers Users in West Bengal to Pay Their Electricity Bill 24x7
News Desk, News Nation 360 : India’s leading digital financial services platform Paytm has today announced that users in West Bengal can now pay their electricity bill 24x7 on the platform. The company has also announced an assured reward of up to Rs.1000 on every bill payment. Users paying the electricity bill for the first time on the platform will get a guaranteed cashback of up to Rs. 50. Paytm has partnered with CESC Calcutta and WBSEDCL to enable millions of users to pay their electricity bills digitally. Paytm spokesperson said that the electricity bill is one of the most important recurring expenses for people in their country, and they are committed to make it a convenient and hassle-free experience for all users. With superior technology and a user-friendly interface, they aim to enable every consumer in India to pay their electricity bills 24x7 and receive instant confirmations. They will continue to partner with more electricity boards across the country to reach new users and increase repeat transactions from their existing users. Paytm has been working proactively to ensure that it provides seamless and uninterrupted service to its users during this pandemic is seeing more people using its digital payment services for all daily needs. Paytm which has a 20 million-strong merchant base, is seeing more businesses extensively accepting payments online. Since April 2020, it has witnessed a massive surge in digital payments for electricity bills as more people avoid venturing out, standing in queues and most importantly touching cash to stop the spread of Coronavirus. To bring more convenience to its users Paytm has recently enhanced its UI for electricity bill payments that takes less than a minute to complete a transaction. Users need to simply choose their state & service provider, enter their bill number or customer account number and then make that payment. Unlike other platforms which restrict users to UPI, Paytm gives its users the flexibility to select their preferred payment mode from Paytm UPI, Paytm Wallet, debit and credit cards, or net banking. The payment is instant and users get a receipt on completion of bill payment. Paytm also reminds them about the due date for payments through SMS and in-app notifications.
Report : Anustup Kundu