WhatsApp Pay has finally gone live in India. The company on Friday announced that the feature will be available in India starting today. Starting today, people across India will be able to send money through WhatsApp. This secure payments experience makes transferring money just as easy as sending a message India currently has many payment apps including Paytm, PhonePe, Google Pay among others.

WhatsApp Payments has been launched in India after a long wait of two years. The Facebook-owned messaging app had first proposed the idea of introducing the payment feature in India in 2018 but it took the company two years to get a clearance from NPCI.

WhatsApp has partnered with five leading banks in India including ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, the State Bank of India, and Jio Payments Bank. “To send money on WhatsApp in India