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Users Says Government UPI BHIM App Is Not Free; Deducts Rs 1.50 From Mobile Balance


Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a new virtual bills app named BHIM — Bharat Interface for money — after Babasaheb Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar. It’s far, for now, to be had only on Android — so iOS and windows mobile customers are left out. The BHIM app is supposed to support Aadhaar-based payments, wherein transactions could be feasible with just a fingerprint impact, but that facility is but to begin.

So what can BHIM do?

BHIM is a digital bills solution app primarily based on the Unified bills Interface (UPI) from the country wide bills corporation of India (NPCI), the umbrella company for all retail payments systems in India. if you have signed up for UPI-based bills for your financial institution account, which is likewise connected to your mobile smartphone quantity, you’ll be able to use the BHIM app to carry out digital transactions.


BHIM App Is Not Free

BHIM (Bharat Interface for cash) app is s indexed as free at the Google Play store. This app turns into the maximum popular app in Google Play and hits three Million downloads in the first week of its launch. However, BHIM app users have claimed that Rs 1.50 deducted from their cell balance.

Users observed this while BHIM App is downloaded from play store, it sends a verification number on the consumer’s smartphone through SMS. As soon as the message is received, Rs 1.50 are deducted from the user’s cell balance.

Moreover, Many customers have located it to be ‘a normal authorities app,’ with a sub-par user interface. It also hangs pretty frequently, worsening the person enjoy even further. customers say that the app is definitely ‘below expectations’. A few users suggested that transaction failure once they sending cash to different financial institution bills.

Curiously, over 40 fake apps with names like ModiBhim, Modi ka Bhim, Bhim 2017, Bhim Cashless or even Bhim records Saver have already flooded the Google Play as well.

The app is developed by National Payments Corporation of India. Talking about the size of the app, its almost 2MB in size, it allows users to transfer amounts up to a maximum of Rs 20,000 per day.