Ola Money, the popular digital payment solution from Ola, India’s leading mobile app for transportation, today announced that it has partnered with Mumbai Metro, which will enable commuters to recharge their prepaid metro cards by using the Ola Money app.
Ola Money is also the exclusive digital payment partner for RSRTC- the Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation, where users booking tickets online on http://rsrtc.rajasthan.gov.in/ or offline during their bus ride, can pay using Ola Money.
The Ola Money app can also be used for prepaid mobile phone recharge across all network operators in India and for sending money to friends and family within minutes.
Additionally, Ola Money has recently partnered with Cafe Coffee Day, Cleartrip and Stayglad over and above existing partners like OYO Rooms, Healthkart, Doormint and hundreds of merchants, both online and offline to enable payments for customers using Ola Money.
These partnerships will allow Ola users, who already maintain a significant balance in their Ola Money accounts, to pay with one touch at a wide range of merchants. With millions of customers on its platform, Ola Money is already one of the top mobile wallets in the country by average size of wallet.
Ola has also acquired Chennai based Qarth Technologies Pvt. Ltd., an IIT Madras incubated startup that offers a multi bank IMPS mobile solution. The founders and the team of Qarth will join the Ola Money team to further build cutting edge solutions to provide a seamless payment experience for users.
“We are proud to partner with Mumbai Metro to offer a unique new way of recharging metro-cards, coming closely on the heels of our partnership with one of the first state transportation agencies, RSRTC,” said SVP and Head – Ola Money Pallav Singh.
“We are thrilled about the possibilities that emerge for our customers who use Ola Money across a wide range of merchants online and offline. With the acquisition of Qarth, we are also making significant technology investments to build forward looking digital payment solutions for the ecosystem,” added Pallav.
Ola Money as a digital payment solution is uniquely placed with high frequency usage and recharge by users given the primary use case of the wallet. The Ola Money experience allows users to pay with a seamless, one-touch checkout in a secure environment even outside the Ola platform.