Digital India Payment App, Google Pay Introduces “NEARBY SPOT” For Helping People Locate Essential Items.

Google Pay's New Feature
Google Pay's New Feature "Nearby Spot" Allow Users To Identify Stores Selling Essential Items.

We all know how people across India are under a lockdown right now till May 3rd. Where we all are practicing social distancing during the COVID-19, digital payments have gained center attraction. Digital India Payment, Google Pay has introduced ‘Nearby Spot’ feature on its app to help users identify local stores who are selling essential items like groceries and which are currently open.

The Digital India Payment, Google Pay believes this will help local people to get in touch with stores, pay near by and value social distancing. This New Feature ‘Nearby Spot’ currently has been rolled out in Bengaluru & will be launching soon in Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai, Pune, & Delhi.

Reporting the advancement in a blog entry, Google India accentuated that it has taken a large number of measures to guarantee access of definitive and dependable data to the individuals and to give significant highlights over its items which can be helpful during these difficult occasions. These products include Search, Maps, YouTube and Pay.

 Google Pay's "Nearby" Spot Feature
Google Pay’s “Nearby” Spot Feature

Google India recently launched Covid-19 website which collects all information and live stats on a single page, which enables easy access to sourceful information. This website currently supports English, Hindi & Marathi on mobile phones, & is set to be rolled in more Indian languages soon.

“The Spot additionally encourages clients give to PM-CARES or to NGOs, for example, SEEDS, Give India, United Way and Charities Aid Foundation, which are progressing in the direction of acquisition of defensive hardware for clinical specialists and alleviation for lockdown-affected day by day bets. Gifts to PM-CARES on Google Pay have up to this point gathered over ₹105 crores and keep on developing,” an official Google India blogpost said.

Additionally, Google is attempting to help those whose employments and access to fundamental sustenance are in danger due to COVID-19 — particularly the a great many transient laborers coming back to the places where they grew up, or stranded in the urban areas without a wellspring of salary or nourishment.

For this, Google has begun demonstrating the areas of many nourishment and night covers set up by the legislature the nation over, available through Google Maps, Search, and Google Assistant. As of recently, this incorporates in excess of 33 urban areas with more than 1,500 nourishment and night covers recognized. An authority blogpost has explained that clients can advance question in both English and Hindi starting at now, and endeavors are on to carry this to other Indian dialects over the coming weeks.

The COVID-19 pandemic keeps on affecting the wellbeing and lives of numerous across India as it important to acquaint crucial changes with our normal life right now.


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