National, September 05, 2023: Hitachi Payment Services, India’s leading payments and commerce solutions provider, today announced the launch of the country’s first-ever UPI-ATM as a White Label ATM (WLA) in association with National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), offering secure card-less cash withdrawals. The UPI-only White Label ATM significantly enhances customer security by eliminating the need for physical cards.
The Hitachi Money Spot UPI ATM would provide customers a unified and secure user experience while offering them the convenience of card-less cash withdrawals. Furthermore, it will drive financial inclusion by facilitating easy access to banking services in areas where traditional banking infrastructure and card penetration is limited.
Leveraging advanced and innovative technology, the Hitachi Money Spot UPI ATM delivers a seamless digital experience for customers. Hitachi Payment Services has been at the forefront of bringing innovative offerings in the payments domain and presently is the only White Label ATM operator to offer Cash Deposit facility. This service can be accessed at more than 3,000 ATM locations.
Sumil Vikamsey, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer – Cash Business, Hitachi Payment Services, said, “As India’s leading end-to-end payments and commerce solutions provider, we are happy to launch an industry-first offering in the White Label ATM space with Hitachi Money Spot UPI ATM. This novel offering empowers any bank customer to experience the convenience of QR-based UPI cash withdrawals. UPI has been the fastest growing payment mode in the country and accounts for more than 50% of digital transaction volumes. The Hitachi Money Spot UPI ATM is a testament to Hitachi Payment Services’ technological capabilities and commitment towards making innovative banking services accessible to citizens across the country.”
Commenting on the announcement, Mahesh Patel, Director – Products and Digital Transformation, Hitachi Payment Services, said “We are excited to launch the country’s first-ever UPI ATM on Android platform for our White Label ATM network in association with NPCI. The Hitachi Money Spot UPI ATM is built on Android OS and brings in significant possibilities of transitioning from legacy architecture of transaction processing and ATM management to offering solutions in line with evolving technology. We believe the UPI ATM is a major milestone in the banking landscape.”
National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), said, “We are delighted to empower customers with this innovative and customer-friendly enhancement for ATM transactions. The launch of the ‘UPI ATM,’ will mark a significant milestone in banking services by seamlessly integrating the convenience and security of UPI into traditional ATMs. This innovative concept is designed to provide quick access to cash even in the remote areas of India without the need for a physical card. “
Hitachi Payment Services is a pioneer in the payment industry in India, offering a comprehensive range of payment solutions including ATM Services, Cash Recycling Machines, White Label ATMs, POS Solutions, Toll & Transit Solutions, Payment Gateway Solutions and innovative offerings such as SoftPOS, POS Value Added Services and next-gen mobile based merchant platform enabling end-to-end services. The company is committed to delivering exceptional customer experiences and driving financial inclusion across India.
About Hitachi Payment Services Pvt. Ltd.
A 100% subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd., Hitachi Payment Services is an integrated payment solutions provider empowering financial institutions, payment aggregators and fintechs with a comprehensive array of end-to-end payment solutions focused on security, reliability and innovation. A pioneer in the Indian payments space, it has over 65,500 ATMs (including 27,500 Cash Recycling Machines) and 9,500 White Label ATMs under management. In addition, it caters to over 3 Mn merchant touch points and processes over 7 Mn digital transactions daily.
For more information on Hitachi Payments, please visit the company’s website at https://www.hitachi-payments.com
National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) was incorporated in 2008 as an umbrella organization for operating retail payments and settlement systems in India. NPCI has created a robust payment and settlement infrastructure in the country. It has changed the way payments are made in India through a bouquet of retail payment products such as RuPay card, Immediate Payment Service (IMPS), Unified Payments Interface (UPI), Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM), BHIM Aadhaar, National Electronic Toll Collection (NETC FasTag) and Bharat BillPay.
NPCI is focused on bringing innovations in the retail payment systems through the use of technology and is relentlessly working to transform India into a digital economy. It is facilitating secure payment solutions with nationwide accessibility at minimal cost in furtherance of India’s aspiration to be a fully digital society.
For more information, visit: https://www.npci.org.in/