Coimbatore, June 26 (PTI): Online gold loan company
RupeekFintech has launched RupeekZ, a zero contact gold loan
kiosk, to offer gold loans safely in the backdrop of the
COVID-19 pandemic by eliminating human touch during the
process of loan disbursal.
The kiosk uses germicidal technology to expose the gold
ornaments to UVC light in a closed box to get rid of germs
and viruses to the extent of 99.9 per cent and is designed in
such a way that there is zero contact between the borrower
and the staff.
The technology would make possible for everyone to avail
themselves of a gold loan safely during the pandemic with the
In response to COVID-19, Rupeek would be installing the
kiosk in phases at multiple locations across the country
starting with Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad and Mumbai.
"In line with its innovative solutions for gold loans for
the borrowers and the banks, Rupeek wanted to come up with a
safe way of pledging gold at our doorstep as well as in-
branch offerings. We gathered input from our customers and
partners through multiple prototypes, all within the last
couple of months, and are happy to present the RupeekZ
kiosk," head of (Lender Partnerships) RupeekFintech Prasad
Shahane said in a press release on Friday.
"We hope that we create an environment of safety and
easy credit for our customers, banking partners and employees
alike," Shahane said.
The technology is indigenous, flexible and scalable
enough to be installed across the country soon.
Rupeek is currently operational in 11 cities and looking
to expand further in the coming months, he said.
Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by Outlook staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI
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