The digital payment player PhonePe has tied up with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to offer PhonePe users with the service of recharging their DMRC smartcards on the app itself.
This service will be made available to the users through a micro app in the freshly created ‘Apps’ section on the PhonePe app. The fintech company stated that it will be the exclusive partner to power UPI payments for DMRC smartcard recharges.
The people can also make use of the PhonePe app as a payment option to recharge their smart card on DMRC website. This association has added to PhonePe’s travel and commute services portfolio which already consists of cabs, buses, hotels and flight services.
PhonePe which is part of Walmart-owned Flipkart group had also partnered with Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) to make digital payments easier and hassle free.
The company even has partnerships with MakeMyTrip’s Goibibo and redBus to launch micro apps for hotels, flights and buses respectively on its app.