CENTRAL GOVERNMENT SCHEMES
Bharat Ke Veer Portal
Bharat Ke Veer Portal & App for Helping Families of Martyrs
Bharat Ke Veer is a new web Portal launched by the central government for the general public to make donations to the families of martyrs and soldiers of Indian Armed forces. Using the bharatkeveer.gov.in portal, anyone who wish to support the families of martyrs can donate online.
The web portal and app has been launched by the Ministry of Home Affairs in order to pay homage to the brave-hearts who have laid down their lives in order to protect their country and citizens.
bharatkeveer.gov.in – Bharat Ke Veer Web Portal
The main objective of the Bharat Ke Veer portal is to enable general public help the families of martyrs by donating money online directly to the individual braveheart’s account or to Bharat Ke Veer corpus. Braveheart’s from the following armed forces are among the major forces included in the Bharat Ke Veer Portal for contribution.
1. Assam Rifiles
2. Border Security Force (BSF)
3. Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
4. Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
5. Indo – Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBP)
6. National Disaster Response Force (NDRF – India)
7. National Security Guards (NSG)
8. Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
BHIM Aadhar – Aadhar Payment App for Merchants
BHIM Aadhar – a new Payment App for Merchants being launched by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. BHIM Aadhar, the much awaited app may now soon be available to download from Google Play store and can be used by merchants to accept digital payments. BHIM Aadhar app is basically the merchant interface of BHIM (Bharat Interface for Money) app.
BHIM Aadhaar Pay App – Introduction
BHIM Aadhar Pay app will enable the merchants to accept digital payments from their customers without the need of any PoS machine or e-wallet. The BHIM Aadhar Pay app would authorize the payments from customer using his/her fingerprint. The amount to be paid to the merchant would directly be transferred from the saving bank account of the customer to the current/saving account of the merchant.
BHIM Aadhar Pay app is expected to revolutionize the whole payment system in India. To make payments using the BHIM Aadhar Pay app, customers would not require to download any app or even a mobile phone. The transactions would be authenticated using their fingerprint which is saved in the Aadhar database.
How To Download BHIM Aadhaar Pay App
The BHIM Merchant app can either be downloaded from the Google Play store (If released there) or the merchants would be required to contact their respective bank branches. The bank officials would then help setup the BHIM Aadhar app on the mobile phone of the merchants. The app would be initially available for Android Smartphone but it may be available for iOS at later stage.
In case the BHIM Aadhar Pay app is uploaded/released on Google Play store, we will share the direct link to download the app.
How to Use BHIM Aadhar Pay App
The use of BHIM Aadhar Pay app is very simple, the customers who have completed the e-KYC of their bank accounts or have linked their Aadhar Card with their bank accounts would be able to pay using this app. The customers while making payments to any merchant would be required to just use their thumb and then select the bank account to make the payment, that’s it.
Merchants would be required to download the app on their smartphone and link their bank account where they wish to receive the payment. After that theyr would be required to connect their phone to a fingerprint reader to accept payments from the customers.
The BHIM Aadhar app would be most beneficial to those who can not read or write as their thumb impression would work as the authentication password for the transaction.
The basic use of BHIM Aadhar Pay App
1. Customers would be required to connect their Aadhar Number with their bank accounts.
2.Merchants would be required to download the app, link with their bank account and attach a fingerprint scanner.
3. While accepting payments, merchants would enter the Aadhar number customer, select the bank and enter the amount to be charged.
4. After that, customer would place his finger/thumb on the fingerprint scanner to authorize the payment.
5. Once the fingerprint matches with the Aadhar Database, the amount will directly be transferred from customer’s account to merchant’s bank account.
Using BHIM Aadhar Pay app, transactions can be made through Aadhaar-linked bank accounts (AEBA) only. BHIM Aadhar is a highly secure app which will use two main platforms – Aadhaar Payment Bridge (APB) and Aadhaar Enabled Payment System (AEPS). APB will act as repository between the banks and the customers to provide a smooth flow of transactions, while AEPS will help in authenticating the online process.
Using BHIM Aadhar Pay, the merchants would not be required to pay Merchant Discount Rate (MDR) which they pay while accepting payments using credit or debit cards.
BHIM Referral Bonus Scheme & Cashback Scheme – Complete Details
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched BHIM – Aadhaar, a new merchant app for accepting payments from customers using their Aadhar identity. Along with this, the PM has also launched two schemes named as “BHIM Referral Bonus Scheme” and “BHIM Cashback” schemes for consumers and merchants respectively.
The BHIM referral bonus and cashback schemes have been launched by the Narendra Modi in order to push the use of BHIM App and hence the digital payments. The schemes have been launched from Nagpur for all the BHIM app users. The government has set an budget outlay of Rs. 495 Crore for 6 months for the implementation of the schemes.
BHIM Referral Bonus Scheme
Under the BHIM referral bonus scheme, the government would provide cash bonus to both existing and new BHIM app users for referring BHIM app to new users. The cash bonus will directly be credited into their accounts. For every successful referral, Rs. 10 will be credited into the bank account of the beneficiary referrer. If you help at least 3 people install and understand BHIM app then you will get Rs 10 from govt.
BHIM Cashback Scheme for Merchants
Under the BHIM cashback scheme for merchants, the merchants will get a cashback on every transaction using BHIM (Bharat Interface for Money). Those who install BHIM app for business transaction will get Rs 25 in their bank accounts.
Through the BHIM referral bonus and cashback scheme, the government aims to give boost to the use of BHIM app leading to the increased use of digital mode of payments. The scheme will overall help in providing greater push to making India a cashless (rather less-cash) economy.
Both schemes are to be administered by MEITY and implemented by NPCI. New schemes will run until 14 October as that was day Ambedkar saheb took diksha.