NPCI introduces electricity bill payments service on 123PAY

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National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) on Friday announced that electricity bill payments service for more than 70+ electricity boards is now enabled on 123PAY.

Powered by Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS), the feature will facilitate a smooth and quick electricity bill payment service through 123PAY for users to instantly make payments directly from their bank accounts, a statement from the company said.

‘This process will eliminate the need to conduct a paper check or pay in cash at the utility office. The service will be available to both feature phones as well as smartphone users,’ the statement added.

Sourabh Tomar, Head- UPI and IMPS Product, NPCI said, “…We believe that the voice-enabled electricity bill payments functionality on 123PAY will provide a further push to UPI acceptance in various geographies across the country and will transform the way bill payments are perceived.

“These payments will not only save time but will also conveniently modernizes the process of Bill Payment via voice facility on call…”