Digital Payment System in India: Nowadays every person likes to do online shopping to fulfill their smallest needs. Now any item, food, clothes, household kitchen items, mobile phone or electronic gadgets, books, everything is now available to you online. For this, many types of e-commerce platforms in the country are giving you such facility. But to buy goods from them, you have to pay digitally. If you have questions about this facility fee, then this news is of your use.
what is convenience fee
A convenience fee is a fee that consumers pay to digital service providers for a service or facility offered by them, which may be for electricity, broadband, railway ticket or air ticket payment.
IRCTC charging 10% fee
Let us tell you that IRCTC, the railway ticket website under the Ministry of Railways, is charging a convenience fee of up to 10 percent. Similar charges are being levied for booking movie tickets online, safari on the state government website or paying school fees. A user using a credit card has to pay additional charges levied on merchants by banks and network providers who in turn pass it on to the consumer.
shopping increased during corona period
Online shopping has got a big boost during the Corona Pandemic in India. A common complaint has come to the fore of high convenience charges levied by various service providers for online transactions.