Npci presents the electricity bill payment service on 123pay – How to benefit from it?


The NPCI claims that this measure will facilitate a seamless electricity bill payment service through 123PAY for users. Users can also make payment in 10 regional languages ​​by calling two payment numbers.

The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) said on Friday that the utility bill payment service for more than 70 utilities is now enabled on 123PAY.

According to the NPCI, this measure will facilitate a smooth and fast electricity bill payment service through 123PAY for users to instantly make payments directly from their bank accounts. Powered by Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS), this process will eliminate the need to pay cash at the utility office. This service will be available for feature phones as well as smartphone users.

Users can also make payment in 10 regional languages ​​by calling payment numbers ‘080 4516 3666’ or ‘6366 200 200’ and following a few basic steps.

Sourabh Tomar, NPCI’s UPI and IMPS Product Manager, said, “We believe that the voice-based electricity bill payment functionality on 123PAY will provide further impetus to the acceptance of UPI in various parts of the country. and will transform the collection of consignment note payments.”

“These payments will not only save time, but also conveniently modernize the process of paying bills via a voice-on-call feature. Going forward, we will continue to expand the scope of services offered by 123PAY and, as a corollary, the conveniences of its users,” he added.

Developed by the NPCI, 123PAY was launched by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to increase the digital penetration of financial services. 123PAY enables feature phone users to digitally transact based on four technology alternatives including calling an IVR (interactive voice response) number, missed calls, app functionality in feature phones and also proximity sound-based payments.
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