#2022 in Awards: The Big Accolades Paytm Brought Home

byDilip PrasadLast Updated: January 3, 2023
#2022 in Awards: The big accolades Paytm brought home

As we begin the new year with renewed enthusiasm, here’s a throwback to all the awards we won in 2022, which show that Paytm continues to be the leading mobile payments and financial services company and the best place to work!

We won over 30 coveted awards at national and international events in various categories — from the Most Trusted Brand of the Year to Iconic Brands to the Greatest Workplace 2022 to the Employer of the Future. Being a leading innovator in the country, our revolutionary products bagged us the top awards in technology. 

Most Trusted Brand of the Year & Iconic Brands — Paytm
A pioneer of mobile payments, Paytm was once again conferred with the Most trusted Brand of the Year and Iconic Brand. It was felicitated at the Rural & Urban Development Summit & Awards 2022 and the Economic Times Iconic Brands of India 2022, respectively. 

Best Serial entrepreneur of the Year — Vijay Shekhar Sharma
Our Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director Vijay Shekhar Sharma, who is a visionary entrepreneur and a proud believer of the Digital India movement, was awarded with Best Serial entrepreneur of the Year.

The Best UPI — Paytm UPI
Paytm UPI, won the Best UPI app, is preferred by millions of users for superfast money transfers and as we offer a hassle-free experience to users. 

Our secure and reliable Paytm App also achieved the Most Design User-friendly Interface Fintech App Award. We also bagged the Excellence in Payments India and IMAGES Most Admired Ecommerce Company of the Year in Digital Wallets at the FinTech Forum’s IFTA 2022 and the IMAGES eCommerce Awards 2022, respectively. 

Most Innovative Product — Paytm Soundbox 
Our innovative, affordable IoT payment device Paytm SoundBox achieved the Best IoT solution of the Year award at the Rural & Urban Development Summit & Awards 2022. Paytm’s Made-in-India device is for every business including the small and micro-merchants in India, and plays a pivotal role in enabling safe and secure digital transactions. We also won the Most Innovative Product or Service and the Best Digital transformation initiative Industry-wise at the BW Unicorn Summit & Awards and the India DevOps Show 2022, respectively.

Paytm Soundbox also bagged the IoT product at the Express Computer Awards and the Inclusive implementation of Blockchain technology in the Fintech at Fintech Festival India. Our continuous efforts to bring innovative solutions to users got our product Paytm Soundbox the Tech Innovation for Business Award at the ASSOCHAM Futuristic Technologies, the Golden Peacock Awards, and the Titan Business Awards.

Best-in-Class Mobile Banking Solution — Paytm Payments Bank
Our associate, Paytm Payments Bank also won big as it achieved Best-in-Class Mobile Banking Solution Award and Best Prepaid Wallet at the Rural & Urban Development Summit & Awards 2022. It also achieved the Best Payment Innovation for D2C award at the Best D2C Partner Innovations. The Bank has the largest scale among all licensed payments banks in India – in terms of mobile transactions. 

Best BNPL Innovation for D2C — Paytm Postpaid
Our Buy Now, Pay Later product Paytm Postpaid won the Best mobile-based solution of the Year and the Best BNPL Innovation for D2C awards at the Rural & Urban Development Summit & Awards 2022 and the IAMAI D2C Awards. Paytm Postpaid has gained immense popularity among users because it has provided many people with access to short-term credit instantly.

Greatest Workplace 2022 Award
We received India’s Greatest Workplace 2022 award as part of the Pride of Nation Awards 2022: Honouring the Best Brands of the Nation. We got this at the Indian Brand and Leadership Conclave 2022, and were awarded the honour based on our brand perception, impact, innovation, growth and our people practices, among several other criteria.

Employer of the Future 
We have also been recognised as the Employer of the Future by Fortune India. Our employee-driven approach has ensured that the company’s success lies in the success of our employees. We have a strong entrepreneurial culture, an environment of creating value and uniqueness that attracts and retains the best talent. The recognition reflects our constant effort to create a diverse and inclusive workforce. 

COVID-19 Humanitarian Effort — Paytm Foundation
Paytm Foundation also won the Mahatma Award 2022 for COVID-19 Humanitarian Effort. We also won big at the ET Brand Equity Kaleido 2022 Awards and the BW Unicorn Summit & Awards for the same initiative. Our social awareness short film ‘The Divide – A Social Experiment by Paytm’ bagged us the ET SPOTT Awards.

The awards and recognitions have always been a motivation and show that we are on the right path in achieving our goals in leadership, innovation, development and growth, among several other things. The credit for this honour also goes to our users, who have helped build Paytm as a centre of innovation, scale and success. We want to say a heartfelt thanks to each and every user for making this happen.

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