YES BANK introduces UPI payments on its RuPay credit card
By Gloria Mathias
YES BANK has announced the launch of UPI payments facility through its RuPay Credit Cards.
The launch of UPI Payments through RuPay Credit Cards empowers customers to enjoy the ‘credit-free’ period feature on a UPI platform, which was earlier only limited to POS/eCom-based transactions.
Any existing YES BANK Credit Card customer who does not have a RuPay Credit Card can avail of a virtual YES BANK RuPay Credit Card and link it with their existing UPI app.
Rajan Pental, Executive Director, YES BANK said, “Today, YES BANK powers nearly 40% of all the UPI merchant transactions in the country. Given our digital prowess, over the years, we have built capabilities that can power digital transactions at scale, thereby impacting the lives of millions of customers. The launch of our UPI payments facility on RuPay Credit Cards is a testament to the effort, through which, we aim to provide customers with a rewarding and convenient banking experience.
With this collaboration, we aim to strengthen further India’s march towards establishing a digitally empowered economy while providing a safe, secure and seamless payment experience for customers,” added Pental.
Praveena Rai, Chief Operating Officer, NPCI said, “We are delighted to onboard YES BANK RuPay Credit Card customers to experience these cutting-edge digital payments solution that combines the convenience of UPI with the benefits and rewards of RuPay Credit Cards.
With the integration of YES BANK RuPay Credit Card on UPI, individuals can make seamless transactions across online and offline platforms on RuPay’s highly secure network, eliminating the necessity of physically carrying their card. As the demand for credit cards continues to rise in the country, RuPay Credit Card on UPI is changing the perception of credit consumption and has the potential to deepen credit penetration, particularly in semi-urban and rural areas,” noted Rai.
Following this, customers can now link their YES BANK RuPay Credit Card with UPI-enabled apps such as BHIM, PhonePe, Paytm, Google Pay, Slice, MobiKwik, and PayZapp, among others, making credit card-based transactions easier with enhanced security.
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