How to Pay Electricity Bill through UPI

27 June 2023
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How to Pay Electricity Bill through UPI
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The National Payments Corporation of India created the immediate real-time payment system, Unified Payments Interface (UPI).

Transactions between individuals and merchants and between banks are made more accessible by the interface. It allows for the immediate transfer of money between two bank accounts using mobile devices.

The advent of UPI-based applications and payment has dramatically simplified and eased people's lives. Now, every business—from a little fruit stall to a national grocery chain—accepts payments made through UPI.

In this blog, you may find a step-by-step tutorial for paying your electricity bill with UPI.

So, if you’re wondering how to pay electricity bill online through UPI, read on!

Requirements to Pay Electricity Bill through UPI

You must meet the prerequisites specified below to check and pay your power bill-

Consumer Number

Each of its clients receives its consumer number from the power distribution business, which may be found on your actual power bill.

UPI Application

A UPI app, such as Google Pay, BHIM APP, SBI Pay, etc., must be installed.

UPI PIN

It would be best to have a UPI PIN to make payments using the UPI applications.

This PIN protects your connected bank account. For example, you couldn't pay without this PIN using your bank account.

How to Pay Electricity Bills Using UPI - Step-by-Step Process

So, how to pay Electricity Bill via UPI?

Following are the general steps to follow to make an electricity bill payment through UPI-

Step 1

Activate your preferred UPI App. Choose the option that says ‘Electricity’ or click on the Energy Symbol under the ‘Bill, Recharges & More’ option.

Step 2

Choose the name of the State. Then select the Electricity Provider option that is relevant to your area.

Step 3

Next, enter your Account ID/Consumer Number. Click on Continue.

Step 4

You will see the bill due amount and additional information as soon as you move forward; you can verify and check parallelly.

Step 5

Click on the ‘Pay Now’ option now. Further, enter the UPI PIN that you have set, thus completing your electricity bill payment through UPI.

Why Make Electricity Bill Payments Using UPI?

The following are some reasons to use UPI to pay your electricity bills-

  • Quick Transactions

UPI transactions are fundamentally instantaneous.

You may execute any payment transaction with the help of UPI, a time-saving payment method. This enables immediate bill payment at the touch of a finger.

  • Rewards

UPI systems provide incentives, vouchers, cashback, and returns on practically all sorts of transactions, including payments for paying bills, to attract your attention.

  • Round-the-Clock Bill Payments

Each UPI transaction is completed on a mobile device, making it possible to access it from anywhere, at any time, day or night. Unlike banks, there are no set hours for when you may do bill transactions.

  • Easy & Quick

The recipient's name, the bank account number, the IFSC, and other complicated data are not necessary for UPI bill transactions.

Instead, a UPI ID and UPI PIN are all needed to accomplish a UPI bill payment, a relatively quick and easy process.

Conclusion

In the past, paying your power bill required going in person to the company's office with a copy of your most recent bill, but everything changes if you pay your Electricity bill using UPI following the simple steps mentioned above.

You May Also Be Interested to Know-

1.

UPI Frauds: How to Secure Your Account?

2.

How to Transfer Money Through UPI?

3.

How to Track UPI Reference Number?

Disclaimer: This blog is solely for educational purposes.

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