UPI Transactions: The Unified Payments Interface (UPI) platform processed 7.3 billion transactions in the month of October, the highest record for a bumper festive season in India. According to the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), UPI processed 7.3 billion transactions worth Rs 12.11 trillion in October. UPI has been a game changer in real-time payments and is the most preferred payment option.
UPI was launched in 2016
UPI launched in 2016 crossed 1 billion transactions in October 2019. So far in FY23, UPI has processed 44.32 billion transactions worth Rs 75 trillion. About 76 percent of Indians now use UPI during online checkout, while more Millennials (84 percent) are now using UPI when shopping online.
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