BHIM, the unified app for UPI-based payments has crossed 3 million downloads in just five days since it was launched with over 500,000 transactions done since launch, Niti Ayog CEO Amitabh Kant said. He also tweeted that, “Bhim App – 3 million download since launch, No 1 on Play Store in India amongst all apps, over 500,000 transactions since launch. #MakeinIndia”.
Developed by National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI), BHIM is supported by host of banks, including State Bank of India, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, HDFC Bank, Bank of India, Canara Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce and Punjab National Bank, among others.
The app, which can be downloaded from Google Playstore, is currently available in Hindi and English, and support for more languages is expected soon.
BHIM is interoperable with other Unified Payment Interface (UPI) applications and bank accounts.