Enables first-of-its-kind prepaid electricity recharge across Manipur.
New Delhi, February 22, 2017: Paytm has partnered with MSPDCL (Manipur state power distribution company limited), one of the largest power distribution companies across north-east India to enable easy prepaid meter recharges for its consumers across Manipur. MSPDCL subscribers can now pay for their electricity usage on Paytm in a quick and hassle-free manner.
Paytm customers across Manipur can now tap on the ‘Electricity’ icon in their Paytm app, choose their electricity board, enter their consumer number and instantly recharge their prepaid electricity meter within minutes at their convenience.
Speaking on the partnership, Kiran Vasireddy, Snr. Vice President – Paytm said, “At Paytm, our aim is to simplify the lives of our customers by helping them adopt a digital lifestyle. This is possible by leveraging the power of mobile internet to solve pain-points in everyday use-cases like utility bill payments. Our latest partnership with MSPDCL is in line with this vision and would allow quick and hassle-free online bill payments on Paytm. We are confident subscribers across Manipur will find this service convenient and useful.”
Speaking on the partnership, MSPDCL Managing Director Mr R Sudan said “In view of promoting online payment for collection of Electricity bills, MSPDCL is happy to collaborate with Paytm. We appeal to our consumers to utilize Paytm to enjoy the convenience of hassle free electricity prepaid recharge for MSPDCL.”
In addition to MSPDCL (Manipur state power distribution company limited), Paytm has also partnered with several other power distribution companies including BSES Rajdhani, TPDDL, CESC, UPPCL, SNDL, Jaipur Vidyut Vitran Nigam and BESCOM Limited to extend its quick and seamless bill payments experience to consumers across the country.
Paytm is India’s largest mobile payment and commerce platform. With current user base of more than 185 million, Paytm is on mission to bring half a billion Indians to main stream of economy using mobile payments, commerce and soon to be launched payment banking services. Consumer brand of India’s leading mobile Internet Company One97 Communications, Paytm is headquartered in New Delhi NCR. The company’s investors include Ant Financials (AliPay), Alibaba Group, SAIF Partners, Sapphire Venture, Mediatek and Silicon Valley Bank.