Monday, May 15, 2023

Block /Track and Know your mobile connection. : Sanchar Saathi portal

 The Department of Telecommunications has launched the Sanchar Saathi portal to provide citizens with tools to manage their mobile connections and increase awareness about government initiatives. The portal enables users to identify mobile connections issued in their name and disconnect any unnecessary connections. It also offers features to block or trace lost mobile phones and verify the authenticity of devices when purchasing new or used phones. Refer this link to know mobile number owner

One of the modules on the Sanchar Saathi portal is the CEIR, which assists in tracing lost or stolen mobile devices and blocking them on all telecom networks in India to prevent their misuse. If someone tries to use a blocked mobile phone, its traceability is generated, and once the phone is found, it can be unblocked on the portal for normal use by the citizens.

The TAFCOP module allows mobile subscribers to verify the number of mobile connections taken in their name and report any connections that are not required or not taken by them.

Additionally, the portal includes a "Keep Yourself Aware" facility that provides users with the latest updates and awareness material related to end-user security, telecom, and information security.

For Quick User Manual Refer this link 

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Monday, March 27, 2023

Link your Credit card on BHIM Platform


RuPay Credit Cards on UPI will provide a seamless, digitally enabled credit card lifecycle experience for the customers. Customers will benefit from the ease and the increased opportunity to use their credit cards. Merchants will benefit from the increase in consumption by being part of the credit ecosystem with acceptance of credit cards using asset lite QR codes. RuPay Credit cards can now be linked to a UPI ID, thus directly enabling safe, and secure payment transactions.

Please download BHIM app from Google Play store. Complete the registration journey, select Credit Card as an option. Select your issuing bank name from the drop down. Basis the mobile number update with your issuing bank, masked Credit Cards will appear on the screen. Select the card which you want to link and confirm. Proceed to generate UPI PIN.
Currently, on BHIM, Mobikwik and Paytm app customer can link their RuPay Credit Card on UPI. Other apps are enhancing their tech platforms to enable linking of credit card on UPI.

As of now , four banks are live to link RuPay Credit Card on UPI – Punjab National Bank, Union Bank of India & Indian Bank, HDFC Bank

Product features:
Discover credit card accounts from the issuer bank based on your registered mobile number and link it to the UPI ID on BHIM app or any UPI app.

Post linking the card, customer will be able to make payment to a merchant by scanning the UPI QR code. Payment authentication will be done using UPI PIN.

Cash withdrawal at merchant, P2P, P2PM, card to card payments will not be permitted through this functionality.

Transaction through this process will follow UPI standard transaction limits.

Features like AutoPay and dispute resolution will be available for the customer via ODR (UPIHelp) through UPI Apps.

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Thursday, April 15, 2021

How to get back your money after online bank fraud -Dial Helpline-number-155260

 Delhi Police said they have formally launched a helpline number that helps victims of online financial frauds get their money back quickly. It was launched on 13 Apr 2021 .

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has started a pilot project in November last year with the cyber portal https: // and cyber cell of Delhi Police for victims of cheating by OTP, link and other methods. Delhi has been linked first on this Indian cybercrime co-ordination platform. After this Rajasthan has been added. Similarly, other states of the country will be made part of this project. About 55 banks, e-wallets, e-commerce sites, payment gateways and other institutions are associated with cyber cell.

If there is an online fraud with you, a helpline number 155260 will have to be dialed and a complaint will be lodged. After this, as per primary inquiry on the helpline number, your name, mobile number, timing of fraud, bank account number will be obtained. After this the helpline number will send your information to the portal for further action. Then the concerned bank will be informed of the fraud. Funds with fraud will be held if the information is correct. After this, your money will be transferred to your account.

The helpline — 155260 — was already operating under the Union ministry of home affairs for reporting all kinds of cyber crimes. The cyber cell of Delhi Police, in collaboration with the Union ministry of home affairs, in November last year decided to take over and enhance the capacities of the helpline on a pilot basis.

The police added 10 lines to the helpline number, a move that saw tremendous response, helping at least 23 victims of frauds recover their lost money either partially or fully, said Anyesh Roy, deputy commissioner of police (cyber cell).

Roy added that in total , the 23 victims so far have managed to get around ₹8.11 lakh back, of which the biggest beneficiary was a Delhi-based retired audit account officer, who managed to get back ₹98,000 that he had lost to a fraudster.

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