YES BANK Launches UPI Services

IAS Prelims 2023

India’s fifth largest private sector bank, YES BANK has commenced first of its kind Unified Payments Interface (UPI) services by partnering with 50 businesses.

The aim is to make fund transfer easier and move towards a cashless economy.

The UPI framework will enable low cost, high volume, electronic payments straight from the user’s SmartPhone, and will make transactions instant, secure and interoperable.

Launched by the National Payments Corporation of India with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), UPI is set to revolutionize digital banking, thereby enabling hassle-free payments.

YES BANK has been one of the pioneers of digital and mobile banking and next-generation payments system (UPI).

Through its partnership with Phonepe, the Bank aims to replace Cash on Delivery (CoD) with digital payments for Flipkart, Myntra and Jabong.

YES BANK has also enabled granular merchant acquisition for companies like Ezetap and Cashless Technologies (benow) by eliminating physical point of sale (POS) machines.

Through innovative UPI propositions for startups like MyPoolin, Paysay and Splikart, YES BANK will champion in-app peer-to-peer (P2P) funds transfer, bill splitting, social payments, and money management.

Trupay will utilize YES BANK’s first of its kind UPI solution for broking/NBFC/Power Sector payments.

YES BANK will also power the industry’s first UPI based Education Fees Payments through the tie-up with Instafeez.

Capital Float will be utilizing YES BANK’s UPI mechanism to collect payments from their SME borrowers.