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BHIM app reports record download from mobile users

PTI
Published : Apr 20, 2017, 7:25 pm IST
Updated : Apr 20, 2017, 7:25 pm IST

On December 30, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had launched the app for fast and secure cashless transactions.

BHIM app
 BHIM app

New Delhi: Indigenous digital payments app BHIM has recorded close to 20 million downloads so far, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Tuesday said. "We have close to 20 million downloads of BHIM app," Kant said at an event here.

On December 30, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had launched the app for fast and secure cashless transactions using mobile phones. BHIM is a platform designed to make payment through UPI and USSD modes simpler.

Digital payment channels like mobile wallets, USSD and RuPay have seen massive uptake and rise in transactions post demonetisation.

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