Bharat BillPay, the integrated bill payment platform launched by National Payments Corporation of India, has on-boarded Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) through Paytm Payments Bank to empower 90 lakh electricity consumers through its easy bill payment service.
Speaking on the partnership, Punjab’s Minister for Power, New and Renewable Sources of Energy Sardar Gurpreet Singh Kangar said: “We are happy to note that consumers of Punjab State would be benefited with ease of bill payment service via Bharat BillPay. This gives power and control to the consumer to pay bills of PSPCL or any bill across India via their preferred app/website enabled on Bharat BillPay at one location. This will also facilitate the digital India initiative as consumers will have access to all digital channels to make their payments.”
Besides Bharat BillPay, other billers who have onboarded PSPCL include Airtel, Vodafone, JioPostpaid, Idea, Aircel, BSNL, MTNL, Tata Sky, Videocon DTH, Dish TV, etc.
“Under Digital India, we are entirely dedicated on leveraging technology to simplify the lives of our consumers and making the idea of ‘ease of doing things’ a reality. In view of promoting online payment collection of electricity bills, PSPCL is happy to collaborate with BBPS to enable quick, seamless and easy bill payments experience for our consumers,” said A Venu Prasad, Principal Secretary, Power, Government of Punjab.
Prasad appealed all PSPCL consumers to pay their electricity bills through BBPS channels and “enjoy the convenience of easy online electricity bill payments”.
“We are confident PSPCL consumers will find this service extremely convenient and useful,” he said.