- Paytm has launched the Android Mini App Store to help the Indian developers
- Paytm users can access the mini-apps within the Paytm app without installation
Delhi: Paytm has launched the Android Mini App Store to help the Indian developers to bring their products to the masses. Mini apps are the progressive Web apps (PWAs), hosted within the Paytm app.
Paytm will not charge the developers for listing their application within the Paytm app. Developers can give a choice of Paytm Wallet, Paytm Payments Bank, UPI, net-banking and Cards to their users. but levies a two per cent charge for other payment methods.
According to the company, over 300 app-based service providers have already joined the program, including Digit, Republic Bharat, Domino’s Pizza, OLA, Netmeds, Rapido, Park+, 1MG, Box8, EMI calculator, Horoscope, BookBySlot and more
Developers can also choose to offer various payment methods to their users, including Paytm Wallet, Paytm Payments Bank, UPI, net banking, and debit and credit cards. The company is providing Paytm wallet, Paytm Payments Bank account, and UPI transactions at no charges,
The Mini App Store also includes a developer dashboard for analytics, payment collection, and various marketing tools to engage with the users. Paytm said that the app store has been running in beta with select users and witnessed over 12 million visits in September.
Paytm Founder & CEO, Vijay Shekhar Sharma, said, “I am proud that we are today launching something that creates an opportunity for every Indian app developer. Paytm Mini App Store empowers our young Indian developers to leverage our reach and payments to build new innovative services. For Paytm users, it will be a seamless experience that doesn’t require any separate download and enables them to use their preferred payment option.”
Will Paytm will participate in the Indian economy and create employment?
We believe that through this initiative India would be able to build a sustainable and thriving local technology ecosystem that resonates with the true spirit of Atmanirbhar Bharat. Growing technology companies will get the opportunity to rely on India’s Paytm to contribute towards the overall growth of the Indian economy and create employment.