RSCL launches ‘Raipur Smart Card’ for citizens

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 11 Jul 2018 11:34:14



Staff Reporter


Raipur Smart City Ltd (RSCL) on Tuesday unveiled a first-of-its-kind ‘Raipur Smart Card’ for the convenience of the citizens. Powered by Axis Bank, this multi-purpose prepaid card will offer a unique solution that would allow citizens to use it to make cashless payments for several services within the city including payments to Municipal Corporation, shopping and commuting.Additionally, Axis Bank has developed a web portal and a mobile application for RSCL, available in both English and Hindi. Citizens will be able to consume city centric information specific to Raipur city on the web portal and mobile app and also make payments such as property tax, water tax, and other municipal corporation & utility payments.

The mobile app will be digitally linked to the Smart Card and payments can be made through the mobile app wallet as well.
Citizens will be able to make payments in a fast, secure and hassle free manner with the Smart Card. Availing the Smart Card will not require citizens to hold any bank account. They will be able to top up the prepaid card using the mobile app and the web portal, and also at various service outlets across Raipur and designated Axis Bank branches in the city. Speaking at the unveiling ceremony, Rajat Bansal (IAS),Commissioner RMC and MD RSCL, said, “With this initiative of Raipur Smart City Limited, our aim is to create a digital ecosystem for the convenience of the citizens of Raipur.

Citizens will be able to make cashless payments for various services across the city. This move will further contribute to the Digital India Mission.”Speaking on the occasion, S M Sundaresan, Group Executive& Head Corporate Banking, Axis Bank, said, “We, at Axis Bank, are excited to collaborate with Raipur Smart City Limited to offer this cutting-edge digital payment solution for the citizens of Raipur. Axis Bank has always been at the forefront of promoting a less-cash, digital economy and the Raipur Smart Card will provide further impetus towards this mission.” The Bank’s website offers comprehensive details about its products and services.