BPCL customers can now make bill payments through Bharat BillPay enabled channels
By Leandra Monteiro
NPCI Bharat BillPay Ltd. (NBBL), the wholly owned subsidiary of National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has announced that customers of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), the commercial gas company, can now make their gas bill payments through Bharat BillPay enabled channels.
The Biller Operating Unit (BOU) PayU has on-boarded BPCL as the first commercial gas category biller on the Bharat BillPay ecosystem. With this integration, commercial establishments can now pay their gas bills anytime and anywhere through Bharat BillPay-enabled channels such as banks, non-banks, and payment applications. Consumers will be able to book BPCL commercial cylinders using Third Party Application Providers (TPAPs) such as PhonePe, Google Pay, Paytm, etc. Customers will get instant confirmation on their bill payments, providing convenience, ease of fee payment and the facility of digitization in their gas bill payments.
Noopur Chaturvedi, CEO, NBBL said, “We are delighted to introduce BharatGas Commercial cylinder on the NBBL ecosystem, as our first commercial gas category biller. We believe this development will revolutionise the way commercial establishments make their gas bill payments in the future. We have augmented our ecosystem with numerous new categories in recent times to expedite the creation of NBBL into a complete one-stop bill payments destination for our users.”
“BharatGas is committed to bringing customer-centric solutions to enable ease of doing business. In this connection, we have facilitated digital payments of commercial LPG cylinders under Bharat Bill pay. This is an industry-first offering and will bring easy, two-step, transparent payments for restaurants, hotels, eateries, and industries using BharatGas commercial cylinders,” said Santosh Kumar, Executive Director Incharge (LPG), Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.
Speaking on this partnership, Sonika Chandra, Vice President, Consumer Business at PhonePe said, “We are happy to be a part of this integration with NBBL and BharatGas as a Consumer Operating Unit (COU). We are committed to play an important role in taking digital payments to every possible sector and geography in the country. This integration is in line with our vision of building a truly open payments ecosystem platform for a billion Indians. We believe that this will further enable greater convenience, while also providing easy and hassle-free digital bill payment options to commercial establishments.”
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