FreeCharge Partners With ePaisa: Strengthens Payments at Offline Stores

FreeCharge, India’s leading digital payments platform today announced its partnership with ePaisa. This partnership will enable customers with easy payment options through the FreeCharge wallet giving them the access to a varied set of offline merchants across retail, food & beverages, wellness, travel and entertainment.

To realise our ambition of a digital India, we believe that creation of a digital payments ecosystem is essential. FreeCharge aims to be the payment OS of the country. FreeCharge’s goal is to create an ecosystem for digital payments. To create this ecosystem FreeCharge is partnering with a number of players to enable many use cases both offline and online. Through our partnership with ePaisa we would enable digital payments at thousands of offline merchants.


Customers paying through the FreeCharge wallet will also be able to avail exciting offers including cash-backs and additional discounts on spends at the registered merchants. In order to boost the digital payments adoption, FreeCharge will also run incentives with individual merchants that come on board with ePaisa.

Of the most potent drivers of adoption is a great experience. Our focus on UI results in the swiftest and safest payment experience. Over 99% of the transactions on FreeCharge are completed in less than 10 seconds. Our patented technology ‘On-The-Go-Pin’ allows the customers to complete transactions in the most secure yet swift manner.

Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Govind Rajan, Chief Operating Officer, FreeCharge said, “We aim to able digital payments everywhere, offline and online. Our partnership with ePaisa is in line with our goal to be the payment OS. Our UI and transaction experience ensures that consumers have the swiftest yet safest digital payments experience – over 99% of our transactions within 10 seconds”

“Customers love the convenience of not having to carry cash or card and businesses love the speed of transactions and the ease of use. ePaisa enables merchants to accept wallet payments without any internet and with FreeCharge’s innovative ‘On the go’ pin, there is no internet needed by the customer as well. This is the first end to end offline acceptance mechanism and we are delighted to have FreeCharge in our fold!” said Mr. Siddharth Arora, Founder & CEO, ePaisa

Today, customers have paucity of time. We are dealing with millennials who are always on the go and need quick turnaround. They are reluctant to use cards for small ticket transactions. FreeCharge and ePaisa partnership will eliminate the hassle of carrying a card or cash. Smartphone is the only need for the customers as it will become a one stop solution to all their purchase requirements.

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