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New Delhi, NFAPost: India’s leading digital financial services platform Paytm announced that it has partnered with Uber India to extend its Postpaid service to its riders.

With this integration, users will be able to pay for their Uber rides through their Paytm Postpaid account, enabling commuters to shift from cash to Postpaid service. This will ensure greater ease to spend now, pay later.

Paytm already has a long-standing partnership with Uber, with its payment gateway benefitting millions of Uber riders to make instant payments from Paytm Wallet, Paytm UPI, and Cards. The Postpaid service integration will further promote digital transactions on Uber’s platform and enhance the customer experience.

Registered users

To avail this new facility, registered users can simply pay through the Paytm app, with funds from their activated Postpaid account after completion of a trip. The user can repay later at his convenience, by paying his Paytm Postpaid bill which is generated on a monthly basis.

Exuding confidence on the new offering, Paytm Lending CEO Bhavesh Gupta said Paytm is excited to extend its long-term association with Uber India and enable its commuters to benefit from the convenience of Paytm Postpaid services.

“This partnership is another step towards our mission of empowering common Indians to avail of easy credit, whenever required,” said Paytm Lending CEO Bhavesh Gupta.

Digital payment

Commenting about this latest integration, Uber India & South Asia Business Development Head Abhilekh Kumar said Uber applauds Paytm for extending this Postpaid service of riding now and paying later to users.

“This further expands the range of safe, digital payment options available to our riders, especially during the ongoing global pandemic. With this latest integration, we hope to promote better, safer and more convenient digital transactions and reduce cash dependency on our platform,” said Uber India & South Asia Business Development Head Abhilekh Kumar.

Paytm Postpaid services can be availed for a range of use cases; from daily purchases of groceries, milk, and other home essentials from neighbourhood Kirana stores to high value shopping at popular retail destinations such as Reliance Fresh, Haldiram, Apollo Pharmacy, Croma, Shoppers Stop among others.

Financial services

Additionally, it has been extended to various bill payment facilities available on Paytm, shopping on Paytm Mall, and online payments at internet apps such as Uber, Myntra, Lenskart, Gaana, Pepperfry, HungerBox, Patanjali, Spencer’s among others.

Paytm is India’s leading digital financial services company that offers full-stack payments and financial solutions to consumers, offline merchants and online platforms. The company is on a mission to bring half a billion Indians into the mainstream economy through payments, commerce, banking, investments, and financial services.

One97 Communications Limited that owns the brand Paytm is founded by Vijay Shekhar Sharma and is headquartered in Noida, Uttar Pradesh. Its investors include Softbank, Ant Financial, AGH Holdings, SAIF Partners, Berkshire Hathaway, T Rowe Price, and Discovery Capital.

Uber’s mission is to create opportunity through movement. The company started in 2010 to solve a simple problem on how do customers get access to a ride at the touch of a button? More than 15 billion trips later, the company is building products to get people closer to where they want to be. By changing how people, food, and things move through cities, Uber is a platform that opens up the world to new possibilities.

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