Janaury 02, 2019: Khalti, an emerging digital wallet and payment gateway in Nepal has announced partnership with Foodmandu, Nepal’s no. 1 online food delivery platform.
Amit Agrawal, Director of Khalti and Manohar Adhikari, Founder and CEO of Foodmandu signed the partnership agreement on Thursday, 27 December 2018.
This collaboration will facilitate users to make digital payments for food ordered online through Foodmandu app and website.
Though e-commerce and online shopping trend is rapidly growing in Nepal, digital payment scene is yet to take off and Cash-On-Delivery is still the principal method of e-commerce payments. This partnership is expected to shift payments on online purchase in Nepal, from Cash-On-Delivery to Digital Payments.
This partnership for digital payment for online food delivery holds a significance at a time the government has just started receiving revenue and all forms of taxes online in Nepal. It is expected to push the adoption of digital payment in Nepal.
As part of the partnership launch offer, Foodmandu users will get 5% cashback from Khalti on each payment. Users will also get attractive offers in future on digital payment through Khalti.
Launched in November 2010, Foodmandu is a platform where it connects restaurants to customers. It delivers food to customers at the table menu price of restaurants. Having partnered with over 300 restaurants around Kathmandu and Lalitpur, Foodmandu strives to maintain its quality service to the foodies who seek variation in taste. Customers can place orders for food via Foodmandu’s mobile app, website, or phone and pay via their account on Khalti.
Similarly, launched in January 2017, Khalti is an emerging mobile payment solution. During this very short period of time, Khalti has emerged as one of the most preferred payment choice amongst customers in Nepal. In addition to making payments at Foodmandu, Khalti allows users to top-up their mobile balance, pay DTH bills, internet bills, various utility bills, book movie tickets, flight tickets, hotel rooms, top up Tootle balance, and pay at various online shopping sites in Nepal.
How to download apps:
Users can download Foodmandu app and order food online here: onelink.to/foodmandu
Likewise, users can download Khalti app and make digital payments here: khalti.com/app