VISA & BillDesk jointly expand BharatQR services to 300 million consumers

VISA & BillDesk jointly expand BharatQR services to 300 million consumers


A global leader in payments domain VISA and BillDesk, India’s one of the largest payments solution, is soon to set up 50 large service providers for Bharat QR payments acceptance.

This service with further extends the digital payment facility to potentially over 300 million consumers.

Reportedly, several leading merchants namely Tata AIG, ACT Broadband, Reliance Energy, Gujarat Gas, MTNL, Aircel, Tata Power, Pune Municipal Corporation, and Calcutta Electricity Supply spanning services such as utilities, Internet, phone, DTH, insurance, and government services are a part of the service.

“The core idea that binds technology and payments is simplicity and convenience, and QR code is a great example. Having pioneered QR technology as a low-cost payments solution for open loop networks, and having worked with the government and the industry in developing BharatQR, Visa’s endeavour is to grow the acceptance network for BharatQR and make digital payments accessible to all. Through our collaboration with BillDesk, we hope to fast-track the transition to digital payments and make a less-cash society a reality for India,” said T.R. Ramachandran, Group Country Manager, India and South Asia, Visa.

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