Paytm becomes India's largest platform for booking LPG cylinders

WHAT?

Home-grown digital financial services platform Paytm on Friday announced that within a year of launching the LPG cylinder bookings service, it has registered over 5 million bookings.

WHEN?

Paytm started ‘Book a Cylinder’ facility last year by partnering with HP Gas, followed by Indian Oil's Indane. The tie-up with Bharat Gas was announced in May this year.

HOW?

All that a user needs to do is go to ‘Book a Cylinder’ tab, select his gas provider, enter LPG ID/mobile no./consumer no. and then make the payment.

The cylinder is delivered to the registered address by the nearest gas agency.

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Utility payments have been a major focus area for Paytm, where it is a market leader in several categories such as electricity, piped gas, water, etc.

The company is ramping up its partnerships across the board to provide a comprehensive list of all service providers across the country.