Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM), the common platform across the nation for making simple, easy and quick payment transactions using Unified Payments Interface (UPI) is now available on Google Play Store with an updated version – 1.2. This is the second update of this app since its launch on December 30, 2016.
A. P. Hota, MD & CEO, NPCI said, “We are pleased to launch the new upgrade for all BHIM users. The new version offers enhanced security features, superior user experience which makes digital transactions much more safe and secure. We believe this will lead to higher acceptance among customers as well as merchants. At NPCI we remain committed to customer centric approach by constantly innovating and improvising our services.”
Below mentioned are some key features of the latest version 1.2:
· Added seven new languages: Apart from existing English and Hindi languages, seven new languages have been added viz. Odia, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Gujarati.
·‘Pay to Aadhaar Number’ has been introduced as a payment option wherein customer can transfer money to the Aadhaar number linked with beneficiaries’ bank account.
· Introduced ‘SPAM Report’ for collect requests. This feature will help a user to block unknown persons requesting for money.
·Improvised Customer Redressal Mechanism with drop down menu.