The Prime Minister of India has recently launched One Nation One Card in Ahmedabad for Mobility Single Card which will help citizens to get seamless travel through different metros and other transport systems. It’s also India’s payment platform which was developed indigenously. In this article, we will talk about One Nation One Card apply procedure, features, uses, benefits and cashback offers. So, without any further due, let’s get started!
What Is One Nation One Card?
One Nation One Card is a contactless card that can be used for payments as we do with debit or credit cards. The card is similar to the metro smart card, but it is powered by RuPay. The card is launched to give a seamless experience for users to pay for public transport. A partner bank can issue the Card to its customers in the form of a debit, credit and even prepaid card. Apart from paying on public transport, the Card can also be used to make payment for shopping.
Below, we have listed some of the best features of One Nation One Card launched by the PMO India on 4th March 2019:
- This is a contactless card.
- It’s powered by RuPay.
- It is a National Common Mobility Card (NCMC) compliant.
- It can be used for public transport.
- Also usable for shopping like credit or debit cards.
- Metro Stations
- Train Tickets
- Air Ticketing
- Online Shopping
- Offline Stores on POS Machine
- Toll Fees
- Bus Tickets, etc.
The One Nation One card can be used anywhere in India as its name suggests. You can use it anywhere where you need to pay for transport or other use cases mentioned above. This can be used both for online and offline (POS Machines) payments. Even, you can withdraw money from ATM using this Common Mobility Card.
Cashback Offers for Card Users
As the Indian Government is trying to make a cashless economy in India, it will be providing cashback offers for users who will use One Nation One Cards. Users will get cash backs on bill payments, DTH recharges and many more. Apart from that, extra 5% cashback will be credited to users account when they use ATMs, and extra 10% cashback will be given to users who would use the One Nation One Card at merchant outlets while travelling in other countries.
How To Apply For One Nation One Card?
The card will be issued by partner banks. Over 25 banks are associated with this program including State Bank Of India, Punjab National Bank, etc. Apart from that, Paytm Payments Bank will also issue this card for its users.
As of now, there is no official instruction on how to apply for One Nation One Card. But, as soon as the Govt. gives some circular about the application process, we will update it here.
It is expected that users will need to contact their banks to get this card as it will be provided only by the banks as traditional credit, debit or prepaid cards.
Finally, we have the ‘Made in India’ card. Now we don’t have to depend on foreign technology. The card will eliminate all our travel related problems. The best thing is we can use this single card for making payments across all segments.