Nepal SBI Bank Limited (NSBL) signed an agreement with Khalti to facilitate its e-banking users for digital payments.
The Deputy CEO & COO of NSBL, Subhakanta Kanungo and the Managing Director of Khalti, Manish Modi signed an MoU (memorandum of understanding) amidst a special event organized at Nepal SBI Nepal Limited head office. Anukool Bhatnagar (MD & CEO of the bank), Dhruba Adhikari (Director of Khalti), Dhawal Bharat Dave (Chief Technology Officer of NSBL), and Prabin Acharya (Head of Department, Alternative Banking Channel of NSBL) were some other key people present in the event.
As a result of this partnership, the customers of NSBL across Nepal will be able to avail all digital payments facilities available at Khalti and pay directly via their bank account using Nepal SBI Bank e-Banking services. They don’t need to load funds in Khalti wallet to make online payments.
Also, partnership with Khalti is the very first digital wallet partnership for Nepal SBI Bank Limited in Nepal to facilitate its customers to make digital payments via e-Banking channels. This partnership is expected to further help in the adoption of digital payments in Nepal ultimately moving the country towards a cashless economy.
Regarding the partnership, Khalti’s Manish Modi said, “We are glad to sign MoU with Nepal SBI Bank. Now, NSBL users can simply pay for services within the wallet and at various merchants via Khalti. This initiative would help consumers go cashless in payments and facilitate hassle-free transactions. With this partnership, Khalti has taken another step ahead towards its mission of making digital payments possible to all the users in Nepal, ultimately making the nation cashless.”
Similarly, Anukool Bhatnagar, Managing Director & CEO at Nepal SBI Bank Limited shared, “We are looking forward to technology to facilitate easy solutions where our customers can fulfill all their banking / financial related requirements using their mobile phones. We are very excited to collaborate with Khalti to provide its seamless digital payment facility to all our customers.”