(THE GIST OF PIB) Bharatkosh portal

(THE GIST OF PIB) Bharatkosh portal


Bharatkosh portal

  • Recently, the Union Minister of Civil Aviation launched an e-wallet payment option on Bharatkosh portal.

About Bharatkosh portal:

  • It is the initiative of the Controller General of Accounts, Ministry of Finance, Government of India.
  • It provides one-stop services to deposit any fees/fine/other money into the government's account.
  • It converges all the Civil Ministries/Departments of the Government of India.
  • It aims to provide 24X7 year-round electronic services to deposit money into Government account using internet-based payment technologies to the users at the door step through the web-based portal.
  • It thus leverages the e-Governance commitment of the Government to provide e-efficient, e-effective, e-excellent government anywhere anytime.

How will the e-wallet facility work?

  • The e-wallet will be particularly useful for processing of fees for various regulatory approvals in the Bharat Kosh portal.
  • It acts as a prepaid wallet that would enable registered users to add funds in advance.
  • Initially, only NEFT/RTGS mode will be allowed for adding funds. The users would also be able to generate receipt and challan instantly.
  • The process will enable the generation of receipts and challans instantly, eliminating the problem of failed bank transactions. 
  • The facility will only be available to registered Bharatkosh users, wherein a unique wallet ID will be generated for each user to manage the wallet transactions.



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