Moving into a new technology driven era…..
IIM Lucknow today launched an online payment gateway with HDFC bank as the service partners for this service.
A day in the life of any student should begin and end with learning. However a significant time is spent at the time of payment of fees. Add to this, a delay of funds availability, cumbersome and time consuming process of getting Demand Drafts etc., all this leading to a lot of stress for the students.
All this will now be a thing of past at IIM Lucknow. The new online payment gateway facility which is integrated with the new look IIM Lucknow website would now enable students to pay their fees online in a quick and convenient manner, using any debit card, credit card or net banking facility.
In the first phase, all participants enrolled in Executive Programmes at IIM Lucknow will be immediately able to use the e-payment gateway.
The next stage would be starting from the academic year 2014-2015, when all students of other academic programmes including PGP, PGP ABM, PGP SM, WMP, EFPM, IPMX and WMP would be using this service for fee payments.
The online payment gateway will allow students joining the institution from any part of the world to have an instant, hassle free way to pay their fees.
The e-payment gateway was launched by Dr. Devi Singh, Director, IIM Lucknow in the presence of Mr. Arun Mediratta, Zonal Head, HDFC Bank and other senior officials from both IIM Lucknow and HDFC.
Speaking on the occasion Dr. Devi Singh, Director, IIM Lucknow said, “Order of the day is to move into a new era which technologically driven. IIM Lucknow with its vision of becoming a global centre of excellence in business education and research has introduces this technological upgrade – the Convenient Banking Tool. With this new e-payment gateway, we have got an opportunity to use the technology more extensively. We thank HDFC bank for taking another step in building a long term relationship with IIM Lucknow.”
Mr. Arun Mediratta, Zonal Head, HDFC Bank on this occasion said, “IIM Lucknow has taken a big leap forward in the evolution of payment of fees for its courses. At HDFC Bank, we feel privileged to be chosen as the partner to implement this initiative. With this facility we are reaching out to even more people in Lucknow and India and are making a difference in their lives. We are offering the students increased convenience and flexibility to pay their fees through this safe and secure platform powered by HDFC Bank.”