Paytm Payments Bank awarded Shrestha Puraskar by Government of India for one of the lowest technical decline rates in UPI

byKrishna VanamaliLast Updated: February 14, 2023

We are excited to share that our associate Paytm Payments Bank Ltd. (PPBL) has won the Shrestha Puraskar (श्रेष्ठ पुरस्कार) at Digital Payments Ustav by the Digidhan Mission, organised by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), for maintaining one of the lowest average technical decline rates in UPI transactions. The award is a recognition of the superfast and secure transactions powered by Paytm UPI. This award was given by Sh. Ashwini Vaishnaw, Minister of Railways, Communications and Electronics & Information Technology.

PPBL has once again outperformed all major banks in India in terms of the success rate of UPI transactions. It has one of the lowest technical decline rates because of its robust in-house technology infrastructure.

In UPI, the Bank is leader in P2M (Person to Merchant) transactions, with the highest merchant partners in its ecosystem. Paytm Payments Bank continues to be a leader in UPI as the largest beneficiary bank, acquiring bank and a leading remitter bank. 

PPBL is the only bank in the country that organically drives UPI transactions on its own without any third party app provider. Paytm Payments Bank is the largest enabler of digital payments in the country driven by merchant payments and increased adoption across small cities and towns. Both customers and Merchants are increasingly preferring to use Paytm Payments Bank for sending and receiving money via UPI, given its superior in-house technology that ensures the fastest payments and highest success rates.

Paytm Payments Bank continues to be the leader in UPI. According to the latest report by NPCI, as a beneficiary bank PPBL has registered over 1,765.87 million transactions and as a remitter bank, it has registered more than 389.61 million transactions in January 2023.

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