Customers of Airtel Payments Bank can now make digital payments for fuel purchase at 1,500 HPCL fuel stations across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The announcement was made during the inauguration of an HPCL fuel station as banking point in the Manikonda HPCL fuel station in Hyderabad. Also Read - Airtel Rs 79 plan vs JioPhone Rs 75 prepaid plan compared: Which offers better value?
These cashless payments can be made via smartphones (MyAirtel App) as well as feature phones (USSD) and no transaction fee is charged on these payments from customers, said a company statement. All Airtel Payments Bank customers would also be able to access a range of convenient banking services at these fuel stations, like opening new accounts, making cash deposits and withdrawals facility, and transferring money. Also Read - Airtel introduces new Rs 79 prepaid plan in place of Rs 49 pack: Here are the benefits
This will add to the depth and reach of Airtel Payments Bank’s retail-based network that leverages over 40,000 Airtel retail outlets as banking points in the state, it added.