Many families are now turning to Paytm to send and receive money
shagun or gift money at weddings, eliminating the need to carry cash and also providing a sense of security for both the sender and recipient. It is clear that Paytm is playing a key role in redefining the way transactions are conducted in India.
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— Ashwini Vaishnaw (@AshwiniVaishnaw) 1670062715000
It has gone viral, with over 14,000 likes and 3.4 lakh views.
In the video, a guest can be seen spinning his phone around the groom’s head in the usual fashion before proceeding to scan the Paytm QR code and offer money to the drummer.
“Digital Shagun in marriage, expansion of Digital India,” the union minister tweeted along with the video.
The video has been widely shared and praised for showing the seamless integration of technology and tradition in modern India.
In another example of such an integration, a video shared by a Twitter user shows how devotees can use Paytm to offer digital donations to temples.
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— atri verma (@atriverma) 1669535730000
The man in the video scans a Paytm QR to pay 1 rupee immediately after his prayer. Recently, another photo shared by an Instagram user showed a flower seller accepting payments using Paytm’s all-in-one QR.
The user captioned the image: “The story of India’s digital payment revolution is incredible! hats off to whoever initiated the project and the team that carried out this huge project!!!
What’s more special? Paytm added a unique and personal touch to the payment process. The sticker with the QR code used by the flower seller came with the Gayatri Mantra printed on it, which the small business owner personalized.
Such viral videos and images are a testament to Paytm’s efforts to make cashless transactions mainstream and accessible to all. It serves as a reminder of the ease and convenience of using Paytm for making payments and how the app is becoming an integral part of our daily lives. These are just a few examples of Paytm enabling digital payments as part of its mission to bring half a billion Indians into the mainstream economy.
So, the next time you’re at a wedding or temple, make sure you have your Paytm app handy.
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