Airtel Payments Bank Saturday said that it has enabled open loop BHIM UPI based payments at over 5 lakh merchant points across India, allowing consumers to make digital payments for goods and services by using any BHIM UPI enabled bank or payments app over their mobile phones. According to a statement by the company, Airtel Payments Bank's payments solution for merchants allows consumers to make instant cashless payments from their mobile phones, directly through their savings bank accounts by just scanning a merchant QR code through their preferred BHIM UPI enabled app. Airtel Payments Bank users can also use this QR to pay directly through their Savings Bank account or wallets using the Airtel Thanks app.
"Consumers no longer need to go through the hassle ofdownloading and maintaining numerous payment apps, and can pay with any BHIMUPI enabled application of their choice. Making digital payments seamless aswell as secure, Airtel Payments Bank powered BHIM UPI payments will enablecustomers to pay anywhere, anytime through a single interface," read thestatement.