After facing a lot of flak for its limited availability, BHIM app(Bharat Interface for Money)has finally launched its iOS version. BHIM digital app was only available for Android users during its launched on December 30,2016.
Nearly two months post its launch,the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has confirmed the release BHIM’s iOS version for all the iPhone users. Niti Aayog recently tweeted about the release of BHIM’s iOS version.
The BHIM app has been launched to support Aadhaar based payment. With the help of this app, the users would be able to do transactions just by fingerprint impressions.It is created by National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), is a digital payment solution based on the Unified Payments Interface (UPI).
Users, who have signed for UPI-based payments for their bank accounts, would be able to use the BHIM app to perform their digital transactions.
BHIM helps the users send and receive money to other UPI accounts or addresses.One can also send money via IFSC (Indian Financial System Code) and MMID (Mobile Money Identifier) Code to users who don’t have a UPI-based bank account.
Options of creating a personal QR (Quick Response) code for a fixed amount of money will also be available. Merchants can scan the QR code to make the deduction.