Paytm Payments Bank awarded by Government of India for lowest technical decline rates in UPI; continues to lead in P2M payments as a beneficiary & acquiring bank

Mumbai: 15th February 2023: India’s homegrown Paytm Payments Bank Ltd. (PPBL) has won the Shrestha Puraskar (श्रेष्ठ पुरस्कार) at Digital Payments Ustav by the Digidhan Mission, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) for maintaining one of the lowest average technical declines in UPI transactions. The award is a recognition of the superfast and secure transactions powered by Paytm UPI. This award was given by Sh. Ashwini Vaishnaw, Minister of Railways, Communications, and Electronics & Information Technology.

PPBL has once again outperformed all major banks in India in terms of the success rate of UPI transactions. It has one of the lowest technical decline rates because of its robust in-house technology infrastructure.

In UPI, the Bank is a leader in P2M (Person to Merchant) transactions, with the highest number of merchant partners in its ecosystem. Paytm Payments Bank continues to be a leader in UPI as the largest beneficiary bank, acquiring bank, and leading remitter bank.

Paytm Payments Banks drives UPI transactions on its own without any third-party app provider. It leads digital payments in the country driven by merchant payments and increased adoption across small cities and towns. Both customers and merchants are increasingly preferring to use Paytm Payments Bank for sending and receiving money via UPI, given its superior in-house technology that ensures the fastest payments and highest success rates.

Paytm Payments Bank continues to be the leader in UPI. According to the latest report by NPCI, as a beneficiary bank PPBL has registered over 1,765.87 million transactions and as a remitter bank, it has registered more than 389.61 million transactions in January 2023.

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