Paytm, Must-have app for urban professionals

The app universe has exploded, with apps that can cater to every of your needs. The problem is: there are just too many of them. The team of Economic Times went through the clutter to make your downloading decision easier and created this list for you of the must-have apps for urban professionals. These apps are revolutionzing, essential for your life and offer something great to make it easier. We made it in the top three! So what are you waiting for? Paytm is here! Go and get the Paytm app now.

 

Paytm in the news: Seller app & eCommerce expansion

As Paytm is growing, we’re adding multiple services & features for our users and the sellers to our mCommerce platform for the best experience. Reuters, Business Standard and Economic Times captured our latest announcements.

Nepal needs your help now

Our heart beats for Nepal. A massive earthquakes has struck the region causing thousands of injuries, destroyed homes and infrastructure. Nepal needs your generous support now! Let us help the people affected in this area and provide them with desperately needed relief. As always,  Paytm has decided to reach out to its community and extend a helping hand!

Donate for Nepal Earthquake Relief

Every pledge you make, Paytm will match it rupee for rupee. If for instance, you donate Rs. 100, Paytm will add Rs. 100 more to the contribution. Let us do our bit and together make an impact.

How to contribute

Option 1) Pick Coupons from here and proceed towards payment {Web}

Option 2) Pick Coupons while recharging / paying a bill {Web & App}

  • Simply proceed with your recharge or bill payment
  • The coupons selection page offers coupons of value ranging from Rs. 10 to Rs 10000
  • Select the amount you desire and go on to complete your recharge.
  • Paytm will match your donation amount rupee for rupee

Option 3) Search for “Nepal”, pick coupons from search results and proceed towards payments {App}

Where will the contribution go: We will be depositing our contributions to a relief fund run by the government of India’s Nepal specific relief fund (like PM’s National Relief Fund). We are also awaiting directives by Indian government on any special fund for Nepal Earthquake Relief.

Please note that we will not be able to provide individual tax exemption certificates since we will be paying the proceeds as a consolidated amount towards the Relief Fund. We will keep you posted about the developments.

Hello Paytm Zip! Our new grocery app for you.

We’re excited to introduce you Paytm Zip, our brand new e-grocery app! Now available on Google Play Store. Order groceries from your favorite stores and add orders on the fly. Paytm Zip manages the delivery & payment on your behalf with the store.

Right now the app is functional for you in Bangalore in the following areas: Bellandur, Iblur, Sarjapur, Kadubeesanahalli, Marathalli and Kundalahalli.

Get more insights on the launch from Medianama and Business Line.

 

Pep up this summer season with Paytm’s first ever Fashion Fest

Paytm is here to give you an incredible reason to shop – Paytm’s First Ever Fashion Fest! Grab up to 100% Paytm cash in your Paytm Wallet for exclusive apparel, footwear & accessories. Take “The Fashion Fest” as a retail therapy to revamp your wardrobe with our latest fashion collections.

Here’s what “The Fashion Fest” has in store for you:

1) Over 50,000 items in sports gear category on offers you’ve never heard before,

2) 1 lakh footwear items available on minimum 50% Paytm cash,

3) 50% -80% Paytm cash offer on 2 lakh plus fashion accessories,

4) Assorted collection of 2 lakh tops/tees/jeans, western & ethnic dresses.

So, what are you waiting for? Just #PaytmKaro now!

Cornetto offer is closed.

We’re overwhelmed with the amazing response we got for the Cornetto Love Ka Recharge offer!

We hope you enjoyed the Paytm cash as much as the snack.:) This offer is now closed, as of 15th April 2015.Stay tuned with us @Paytm for more fun offers, information & contests.#StayCharged

Upgrade Your Paytm Wallet Now!

Upgrading your Paytm wallet is a simple process. All you have to do is to submit a KYC (Know Your Customer) request within your Paytm account and your wallet will be upgraded in a few days time.

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Here’s what you need know:

1. How can I upgrade my Paytm Wallet?

You can simply press the “upgrade” button in your profile section of your Paytm Wallet. Once we’ve received your request, so our representative will call you and fix up an appointment at your convenience to complete the process.

2. What is the process of upgrading the wallet?

As per RBI guidelines, we’ve to verify that the Paytm Wallet belongs to you! That’s why to upgrade your Paytm Wallet, you need to get your KYC done. For this, we need your identity proof and address proof. Once you’ve applied for the wallet upgrade, our representative will call you to fix up an appointment where he can verify and collect the documents to complete the process.

3. What are the charges of upgrading my wallet?

The great part, this is absolutely free of cost to all our Paytm Wallet users.

4. How much time will it take to upgrade my Paytm Wallet after applying for upgrade?

Your account will be upgraded within 10-20 working days from the date you applied.

5. Is there any place where I can go and get my KYC done?

So sorry, but currently the only way by which you can get your KYC done is through the visit of our representative to verify your original documents.

6. I have got the call from the Paytm representative. Which documents do I need to provide to the person?

Our representative will give you a blank KYC form. You need to fill this form, attach a passport size photograph and provide self-attested copies of the following:

Proof of Identity (any one): Proof of Address (any one):
1.    Passport 1.    Passport/ Driving Licence/ Voter ID card/ Aadhaar Card
2.    Driving License 2.    Telephone Bill/ Electricity Bill (last 3 months)
3.    Voter Card 3.    Ration Card
4.    PAN card 4.    Bank Statement (last 6 months)
5.    Aadhar Card 5.    Letter from public authority stating the address
6.    NREGA Card 6.    Registered Rent Agreement

 

You’ve more questions? Here we go:

1. How can I know whether my Paytm Wallet has been upgraded or not?

Once your Paytm Wallet is upgraded, you’ll receive a welcome SMS from Paytm confirming you that it’s done

2. The mobile number I have mentioned in the form is different from the mobile number in my Paytm Wallet.

Can my wallet be upgraded now?

The mobile number in your form has to be your registered mobile number of your Paytm Wallet account. In case     both numbers do not match, team Paytm will call you to explain the steps you need to take to upgrade your wallet.

3. Who’s eligible for a Paytm Wallet?

Upgrade is currently available only to selected users who have added more than Rs. 5,000 in their wallet in current month.. If you’re a merchant or want to use our Paytm Wallet for commercial use, you can contact us at care@paytm.com or you can visit

http://www.paywithpaytm.com/merchants.htm

4. What are the other benefits of an upgraded Paytm Wallet?

Exclusive offers, faster Paytm Cash in your Paytm Wallet and so much more!

Paytm’s Vijay Shekhar Sharma – the success story behind the man!

FirstPost shines a light on Vijay Shekhar Sharma‘s incredible journey! Not privileged at the start, he often had to fight tooth and nail to overcome any obstacles to turn out to be the founder of Paytm, India’s largest mobile mCommerce platform.

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Benefits of Upgrading Your Paytm Wallet

Upgrading your Paytm Wallet is the gateway to a host of special features and offers provided by Paytm as well as our partner network. This upgrade ensures that the cash-backs you earn by shopping/ recharging at Paytm.com won’t ever get stuck/delayed because of wallet limits. Say goodbye to notifications like “Wallet transaction limit exceeded”! You deserve a hassle free mobile shopping experience. Thanks to your Paytm Wallet!

If you don’t have an upgraded Paytm Wallet account yet, then you can only do transactions worth Rs. 10,000/- in a month.  Hence it limits the spending capability of your frequent online shopping through your Paytm Wallet.

Your Benefits

1) You get access to a range of fantastic offers from Paytm with attractive Paytm Cash!

Here is the scenario that you could have experienced – Planning to watch a movie? How about getting some exclusive Paytm Cash offers on booking movie tickets through your upgraded Paytm Wallet?

2) Faster processing of your Paytm Cash! How cool is that. Get your Paytm Cash super fast as your upgraded wallet limit is extended to receive the amount.

Imagine –  Our 50% Paytm Cash offer on a high end smart phone on the Paytm App catches your attention. The moment you pay for it, the Paytm Cash will be credited back into your Paytm wallet in the same month.

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Bing! Paytm has now 50 million wallets, doing over 60 million transactions every month

We’ve reached 50 million Paytm Wallets on our platform and are proud that 50 million Indianshave trusted us with their money, and 1/3rd of them transact on Paytm on any given month. It shows that the world is moving increasingly towards mobile and people want access to it from wherever they are, whenever they need it.

Our Paytm Wallet – a secure digital wallet – lets you hassle-free manage your money online; recharge, pay bills, shop on Paytm, send money to friends & pay for various brands & services like Uber, MakeMyTrip, BookMyShow and many more. The wallet allows you inter-wallet money transfers and wallet-to-bank transfers, wherein you can transfer the money stored in the online wallet to a bank account.

Our mission is to be and remain India’s most trusted mobile commerce platform; we have never taken even a single consumer for granted. Our consumers are at the center of our universe and this landmark is a reaffirmation of their faith on us. We believe that half a billion Indians will be a part of the Paytm story, and we will help in on-boarding them into India’s mainstream economy, using mobile payment & commerce services. By the end of this year we even want to take this milestone further and take the number to 100 million wallet users.

Inc24 and Live Mint covered the full news for you!