Many countries across the world are under a complete lockdown due to the spread of pandemic COVID-19. There is no hiding to the fact that this disease of Coronavirus has brought many industries and businesses to a standstill. Daily activities such as going to school, colleges, office, heading out for shopping groceries, visiting movie halls with friends and family, etc. have been completely stopped or changed because this COVID-19 virus is highly contagious.
As there is no medicine or vaccine invented yet for this virus, every person should stay indoors so that he/she can break the chain and keep the people around him/her safe. Even though a strict lockdown has been implemented in our country, some people are always finding reasons to step outside. But, what if we tell you that there are bill payments that you can make by staying indoors such as electricity bills, mobile bills, etc. online? Would you believe us? If not then read on our blog to know how to pay all your bills without leaving your home during the lockdown.
How to pay all your bills without leaving your home during the lockdown
How to pay an electricity bill from home? This is a necessary question nowadays. Even though so many online electricity bill payment options have been introduced by the professionals, there are not many people who are taking advantage of such digital mediums. More than 50% of people are still using their debit cards only to withdraw cash from their accounts. But to simplify this further, there are several online payment platforms namely, Airtel Payments Bank, Paytm, MobiKwik, etc. that make it easy for you to pay all your bills on time without even stepping out. Do you know that you can pay your television, electricity, rent, mobile, etc. bills using the same debit card without even heading to the ATM? Well, here’s how you can do it.
Here are a few steps, which one should tale to make bill payments online
Register your account for net banking
If you haven’t registered your bank for net banking, then waste no more time in doing the same. Gone are the days when one had to visit the bank in person to initiate his/her net banking. Now everything can be done via phone.
Open the website for payment
For example, if you are avoiding stepping out then you can make your electricity bill payment online. For this, you will first have to open the website via which you would make the payment, then select the category of electricity bill payment, enter your amount due, add your card details on the page, and then you would receive an OTP. One has to enter this OTP only after confirming the right amount. Once you enter this OTP your bill would be successfully paid. Readers can follow the same process for various other bill payments as well.
Thus, you need to stay highly alert and vigilant while making payments online and you should not share your card details and OTP with any other person even if they claim to call from your bank.
Also Read: How to Pay an Electricity Bill from Home
We, therefore, would advise you to go digital and stay indoors to fight COVID-19.