04/03/2021

Payment applications arrive in handy for providing ‘moi’

Selection of ‘moi’ or gift in dollars in marriages and other domestic functions has noticed several improvements. Now there is 1 more way to give the reward in income, as found at a marriage operate in Madurai on Sunday.

The household users of bride T.J. Sivasankari applied payment apps Google Pay out and PhonePe to enable mates and kinfolk to make their reward contributions without the need of acquiring to mingle with the crowd at the ‘moi collection’ factors. “It was the bride’s idea and due to the fact it was beautiful, we introduced it,” mentioned Ms. Sivaksankari’s maternal uncle B.R. Sasikumar, 48, a computer assistance engineer.

The bride, a programme analyst in Bengaluru, imagined of this notion to support the friends maintain social distancing. “We applied the concept by printing the QR codes of the two payment applications on a duplicate of the relationship invitation,” he mentioned.

It was practical for friends and family members to give their hard cash gifts immediately after they could not convert up at the marriage corridor from far off destinations because of to rain and Pongal competition.

‘Moi’ collection has witnessed different improvements in the southern districts exactly where this cash present is recorded for posterity, and is matched evaluate for evaluate when an occasion arises in the family members of the present-giver. Some improvements more than the many years incorporated introduction of skilled ‘moi’ collectors, swiping devices, SMS-enabled receipts for payment of presents and printed information of ‘moi’ collection.

Some of the friends employed the payment apps if only to get the experience of it, Mr. Sasikumar said.

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