Axis Bank Launches RuPay Platinum Debit Card


Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Partners with NPCI to launch its Platinum Debit Card on the RuPay platform, for NRO customers
Offers insurance cover of Rs 2,00,000
Access to lounges at 31 airports across India

Axis Bank, India’s third largest private sector bank announced the launch of its RuPay Platinum debit card, in partnership with National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI). Cardholders can avail additional premium features like insurance cover of Rs. 2,00,000, access to lounge facilities across 31 airports in India along with cash back on IRCTC bookings and fuel surcharge waivers.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Rajiv Anand, Group Executive & Head – Retail Banking, Axis Bank said, “We are currently the fifth largest issuer of debit cards in the country. The launch of the RuPay Platinum card further reinforces our commitment to improving customer experience by offering innovative products that provide added convenience and security”.

The bank has launched two variants of the RuPay card – RuPay Classic and Rupay Platinum for its NRO segment.

Mr. Dilip Asbe, Chief Operating Officer, NPCI said “We are happy to introduce India’s own RuPay Platinum Debit card which comes with several premium features and value added services for Axis Bank customers. One can perform seamless transactions across all channels like ATM, PoS and ecommerce through RuPay cards.”

About Axis Bank:

Axis Bank is the third largest private sector bank in India. Axis Bank offers the entire spectrum of services to customer segments covering Large and Mid-Corporates, SME, Agriculture and Retail Businesses.

With its 2,904 domestic branches (including extension counters) and 12,743 ATMs across the country, as on 31st March 2016, the network of Axis Bank spreads across 1,855 cities and towns, enabling the Bank to reach out to a large cross-section of customers with an array of products and services. The Bank also has nine overseas offices with branches at Singapore, Hong Kong, Dubai (at the DIFC), Shanghai and Colombo; representative offices at Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Dhaka and an overseas subsidiary at London, UK.

The Bank’s website offers comprehensive details about its products and services.