Andhra Bank partners Chillr app for mobile payments
Public sector Andhra Bank on Friday announced a tie-up with mobile payment app Chillr which will allow the bank’s customers to instantly transfer money to any contact on their phonebook.
Hyderabad: Public sector Andhra Bank on Friday announced a tie-up with mobile payment app Chillr which will allow the bank’s customers to instantly transfer money to any contact on their phonebook.
Chillr application is directly linked to the customer’s bank account wherein the user can transfer money to any person in India, once he or she downloads the app and registers. The app is available on Android, Windows and iOS operating systems.
“We look forward to offering this innovative Chillr platform for easy money payment and fund transfer services to our customers. We recently adopted IMPS technology as well and both these facilities will help our customers make payment or fund transfer within fraction of seconds,” said M N Sudhakar, General Manager, Andhra Bank.
Currently, the integration is in its pilot phase where the functionality is being tested out with the bank employees and a few select users. The official launch will happen this month, he added.
Apart from sending and receiving money, the bank’s customers can enjoy a host of other features like special discounts with specific merchants, recharging prepaid mobiles, DTH and data cards, splitting of bills between friends or colleagues as well as a quick means of checking one’s account balance.
“We are delighted to have Andhra Bank on board as our bank partner and enter this region through a bank of this caliber. With digital banking gaining momentum amongst youngsters, we aspire to create a cashless economy through the Chillr platform,” said Sony Joy, Founder and CEO, Chillr. Through this brand synergy, we hope to deliver seamless and fast money payment and fund transfer services to all its customers, he added.