Vodafone along with Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd (UPPCL), the State Power Distribution Utility of Government of Uttar Pradesh, today announced a facility whereby electricity consumers in UP East circle will be offered cashless, secure and easy electricity bill payments using Vodafone M-Pesa (powered by Tech Process). Customers of UPPCL spread across 73 towns in UP-East will now be able to pay their electricity bill through Vodafone M-Pesa anytime, from anywhere, significantly increasing the convenience factor.
Vodafone M-Pisa is a Digital Wallet service from Vodafone that offers Money Transfer, Bill & Utility Pay, Merchant payments and Business Solutions (Enterprise Cash Management) with a claimed network of 20,000 agents (Cash In Points) spread across various towns and villages in UP East, enabling instant transfer and receipt of money anytime, from anywhere.
This service can be availed by all Vodafone as well as Non- Vodafone customers of UPPCL simply by registering themselves for Vodafone M-Pesa. Vodafone M-Pesa customers can pay their UPPCL electricity bill through their mobile phones by downloading the Vodafone M-Pesa app from or USSD by dialing *400#, Or visiting M-pesa portal (www.mpesa.in). Customers paying their bills through UPPCL website can also select M-Pesa as a payment option. By availing Vodafone M-Pesa to pay their electricity bills, customers can save 5 percent of the bill amount or a maximum of Rs 50 on their electricity bill for a period of 6 months