Federal Bank Launches Mobile-based Payment Application 'Scan N Pay'
By ENS Economic Bureau | Published: 02nd June 2015 06:07 AM |
KOCHI: Federal Bank on Monday launched ‘Scan N Pay’, a mobile application that allows customers to instantly transfer money to any of the Federal Bank accounts through android phones. According to Federal Bank authorities, the hassel free Scan N Pay is a first of its kind mobile-based payment Application which is a world class utility developed in-house by Federal Bank. It is currently enabled on Android phones and will shortly be made available on iOS, Windows and BlackBerry phones.
The customers can make any kind of payments, be it payments at retail stores, restaurants, hotels, home delivery, e-commerce, bill payments or even person to person payments, through this application, which can be freely downloaded from App stores. The payee/recipient will key in the transaction amount in his/her ‘Scan N Pay’ App and generate a dynamic QR code. The payer of the fund will scan the QR code using the Scan N Pay App installed in his/her mobile phone, feed in his/her MPIN and initiate the payment. The transaction is processed instantly with both payer and payee receiving the confirmation instantaneously. This payment system comes in with a lot of advantages.
Though Scan N Pay will be initially available for Federal Bank customers, the bank has plans to onboard customers of other banks that offer General IMPS service from NPCI. Scan N Pay represents the mission of Federal Bank to revolutionise business payments in the country, said Shyam Srinivasan, MD & CEO of Federal bank. A P Hota, MD and CEO, National Payments Corporations of India -NPCI, launched the application at a function held at Federal Experience Centre, Nedumbassery, Kochi.