Payments by way of the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) touched a report excessive of Rs. 12.82 lakh crore in December. During the month, 782 crore transactions in quantity phrases have been finished on the platform, which was launched in 2016.

“UPI has made major contribution in ushering digital payment revolution in the country. In December 2022, UPI has crossed 7.82 billion transactions worth Rs. 12.82 trillion (Rs. 12.82 lakh crore),” the Department of Financial Services stated in a tweet on Monday.

Payments by way of UPI had crossed the Rs. 12 lakh crore mark in October this 12 months.

In November, as many as 730.9 crore transactions value Rs. 11.90 lakh crore had taken place through UPI.

UPI is an on the spot real-time cost system which facilitates inter-bank peer-to-peer (P2P) transactions. The transaction is finished by way of cell in simple steps. Besides, there aren’t any costs relevant for UPI transactions.

The cheap medium for cashless transactions has been gaining traction month-on-month and 381 banks are stay on it.

UPI transactions have elevated dramatically in each quantity and worth phrases during the last 12 months, Spice Money founder Dilip Modi stated.

“The main advantage of UPI is the convenience it brings with it. UPI allows money to be transferred between multiple accounts without needing separate profiles for each transaction, making it easy for the user to transact. Another reason is that UPI is a simple, fast and secure way of transaction. UPI has been a major tool in driving financial inclusion,” he stated.

Just a few days again, Paytm additionally launched its Recap report for 2022, calling Delhi-National Capital Region emerged as India’s digital funds capital. Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu’s Katpadi was claimed to be the fastest-growing metropolis for digital funds with 7X development in 2022. It was additionally famous that the utmost variety of funds have been finished at 7.23 pm with Wednesday rising because the busiest day within the week for digital transactions.


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