MobiKwik Lite, a mobile wallet app has registered over 20 lakh downloads within the first two days of launch. Speaking on the announcement, Upasana Taku, Co-founder of MobiKwik said, “We are committed to support the Government of India’s mission of a clean, cashless economy and launched MobiKwik Lite with an objective to help masses across the country go cashless. So far, we have registered over 20 lakh users and the number is growing significantly by the hour. This astounding response demonstrates that a right & simple product, that resolves a real issue, will always be accepted well by the masses.”
One of Indian mobile wallet provider, MobiKwik had launched MobiKwik ‘Lite’ earlier this week. The app also enables users in receiving payments through UPI and wallets, including MobiKwik by sending an SMS to their customers. Bank transfers are also free for all MobiKwik Lite users till March 31, 2017. MobiKwik Lite is available in Hindi and English languages and other Indian languages are being launched shortly.
MobiKwik ‘Lite’ is less than 1 mb in size can be downloaded directly by any shopkeeper or retailer by giving a missed call to 80971-80971 from any Android smartphone, even without an email id and without having a Google Play Store account. After giving a missed call to this number, users will receive a link to download the application. The company will also be launching an offline version of this app.