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Reserve Bank of India: Overview & Functions



  Mar 26, 2024

Reserve Bank of India



RBI allows Conversational Payments on UPI

1. What are Conversational Payments on UPI?
Conversational Payments on UPI (Unified Payments Interface) refer to a new feature that allows users to conduct financial transactions through conversations with AI-powered systems. This feature aims to simplify the payment process by making it more intuitive and user-friendly, allowing users to initiate and complete payments using natural language processing techniques.

2. How do Conversational Payments work?
Users can engage with an AI system via their UPI-enabled application, using text or voice commands to specify the nature of their transaction (such as paying a bill or transferring money to a friend). The AI then processes these commands, verifies the details with the user through the conversation, and executes the transaction upon receiving confirmation, all within the chat interface.

3. Are Conversational Payments secure?
Yes, Conversational Payments are designed with security in mind. They leverage the existing UPI infrastructure, which includes multiple layers of security protocols. Additionally, AI systems are programmed to handle sensitive information carefully, ensuring that user data is protected during the transaction process. Users may also be required to authenticate transactions using a PIN or biometric verification for added security.

4. Can I use Conversational Payments for all types of transactions?
Conversational Payments are primarily designed for smaller, routine transactions. However, as the technology and infrastructure evolve, it is expected that their scope will expand to include a wider range of financial activities. Users should check with their bank or payment service provider for specific details on the types of transactions supported.

5. Do I need a special app to use Conversational Payments on UPI?
Conversational Payments will be integrated into existing UPI-enabled apps. Users won't necessarily need a special app but will need to ensure their current UPI app supports this feature. Banks and payment service providers will likely update their apps to include Conversational Payments as the feature becomes more widely available.

6. What makes Conversational Payments different from traditional UPI transactions?
The key difference is the interaction model. While traditional UPI transactions involve selecting options and entering details manually, Conversational Payments allow users to conduct transactions in a more natural and conversational manner, using text or voice commands. This could make digital payments more accessible and less intimidating for users who are not as tech-savvy.

7. Will Conversational Payments work without an internet connection?
Conversational Payments require an internet connection to communicate with the AI system and process transactions. Unlike NFC-enabled offline payments, Conversational Payments depend on the ability to send and receive data in real-time to function correctly.

8. How can I start using Conversational Payments on UPI?
Once your bank or payment service provider supports Conversational Payments, you will likely need to update your app to the latest version. After updating, look for new options to engage in Conversational Payments within the app. There may also be tutorials or guides provided within the app to help you get started with this new way of making payments.

9. Are there any fees associated with using Conversational Payments?
Currently, UPI transactions do not incur fees for users. However, it's always a good idea to check with your bank or payment service provider for the most up-to-date information regarding any potential fees associated with using advanced features like Conversational Payments.


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