Saturday, January 7, 2017

Bharat Interface For Money (BHIM)


What is BHIM app?

 With the BHIM app, anyone can send or request money through the app to make a digital payment. The app is linked to your bank account, so you don’t have to load money in it unlike a wallet, and a merchant does not have to worry about transferring the money back to their bank account.
How to download BHIMP app?

Download the BHIM app by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) on Google Play to start using the free Android app.BHIM app is presently now available on Android and will come to iPhone ‘soon’.
How do I use BHIM app?

After you download the BHIM app, you’ll have to register your bank account through the app, and set a UPI PIN. Your mobile number is your payment address, and you can start transacting. Through the app, you can send or receive money to a phone number, check balance, or scan a QR code to make a payment without sharing a phone number.

Using the BHIM app, money can also be sent to non-UPI banks through IFSC, like you do with normal net banking.

Does the BHIM app work on feature phones?
Apart from the Android app, the interface behind the BHIM app can be accessed using USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) from feature phones – you will need to dial *99# to access it. With this method, an Internet connection will not be required to use the core functionality behind the BHIM app.
What banks support the BHIM app?

All the major banks are supported by the BHIM app – as long as the bank supports UPI, you will be able to access your money through the BHIM app.
The list of banks supported by the BHIM app is as follows:

Allahabad BankICICI Bank
Andhra BankIDBI Bank
Axis BankIDFC Bank
Bank of BarodaIndian Bank
Bank of IndiaIndian Overseas Bank
Bank of MaharashtraIndusInd Bank
Canara BankKarnataka Bank
Catholic Syrian BankKarur Vysya Bank
Central Bank of IndiaKotak Mahindra Bank
DCB BankOriental Bank of Commerce
Dena BankPunjab National Bank
Federal BankRBL Bank
HDFC BankSouth Indian Bank
Standard Chartered BankState Bank of India
Syndicate BankUnion Bank of India
United Bank of IndiaVijaya Bank

What are the BHIM app transaction limits?

There is a maximum of Rs. 10,000 per transaction permitted, and Rs. 20,000 within 24 hours.
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