Drive safe at all times. In case you ever find yourself in a tight spot, Paytm is there to help you. For, you can even pay traffic challans on Paytm now. Traffic Police issue challans to commuters found violating any kind of traffic rules. This includes everything from jumping a red light, over-speeding, not wearing a helmet, ignoring traffic signs, driving without a valid license and so on. In case you ever happen to find yourself in such circumstances, you can now pay the fine amount on Paytm. This service is currently live in Mumbai, Pune and Vijayawada, and will be expand it to other cities soon, Paytm said in a blog post today.
It said once the challan is generated against your vehicle’s registration number, log into Paytm and you can make the payment on the spot. Simply enter the City Name, challan/vehicle number and choose your payment method — i.e. debit/credit card, Net banking or Paytm Wallet. This will generate a digital invoice and your surrendered documents will be dispatched via postal services by the respective police department. On Tuesday, Paytm had announced the launch of ‘Movies under Rs 100’, a special segment for shows with ticket prices below Rs 100. The segment has been launched with the aim of making the movie ticketing accessible for a wider set of customers including families, college goers among others.
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“This service is aimed at offering customers the movie going experience at an affordable price. Initial response is very encouraging, and we are seeing usage especially among college goers, young couples and families,” said Madhur Deora, CFO & SVP, Paytm. According to the company, Paytm Movies has clocked more than Rs 400 crore in revenue within a year of launch. Today Paytm’s online movie ticketing service is available at more than 3500 screens across 550 cities.