Good Response to IRCTC-Atom Tie up to Book Train Ticket on International Card
IRCTC has joined hands with Atom, an online payment gateway, to facilitate foreign travellers to use international credit and debit cards for purchasing train tickets.
“The arrangement has enabled the international passengers to use their cards for payment transaction for booking e-tickets on IRCTC ticketing portal. The response is very encouraging since launch of the facility last week,” said Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) Chairman and Managing Director AK Manocha.
He said Rs. 15 lakh worth transaction has been made so far on international cards.
IRCTC, a railways PSU, provides end-to-end travel solutions for domestic as well as International travelers.
Manocha also said, “Atom has deployed a robust technology and world class Fraud Protection Mechanism and our technology team has made necessary changes along with them to enable such transactions.”
Besides train tickets, IRCTC also provide bookings for airline, hotel as well as other ancillary services for the passengers.
It is expected that the service will propel India straight into the global tourism road map and allow easier access and flow of tourists into India.2016
Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2016 India
Dewang Neralla, CEO, Atom Technologies was awarded as the winner in the Most Promising Category of the prestigious Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2016 India.
The award ceremony was held at JW Marriott Aerocity, New Delhi, India on Thursday, 24 March 2016.2016
iTV Network & atom technologies celebrates World Water Day by Launching Water Sustainability Project with Aquakraft
World Water Day is marked on 22 March every year. It's a day to celebrate existence and significance of water in our daily life. It's a day to make a difference for the members of the global population who suffer from water related issues. It also reminds people about the significance of fresh water and to promote sustainability for fresh water resource management. The major issue in India on water consumption is clean drinking water, health, hygiene and sanitation. To cope with these issues, government has undertaken several initiatives like Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Clean Ganga Project to create an enabling environment for innovation and sustainability. Taking cue from the Government Initiatives, iTV network and atom technologies, in partnership with AquaKraft Projects Pvt Ltd., have initiated a special programme for the betterment of the society.
Under this special programme water ATMs & public utility services will get administered across the length & breadth of the country including D, E, and F category railway stations under the CSR programme facilitated by IRCTC and CMAI Association of India. Aquakraft, in partnership with iTV Network and atom, have joined hands to take a revolutionary initiative to provide clean drinking water though aqua ATMs starting with Varanasi City. 41 Water ATMs and 10 state of the art public utility toilets will be initially inaugurated in the key areas of North Eastern Railway district. Atom is one of India's leading payment service providers and powers the payments solution of AquATM where prepaid cards would be used by consumers for purchasing water. Similar type of utility station has already been implemented in Maharashtra, Karnataka & Rajasthan and is currently being implemented in Baramati by Aquakraft. The entire initiative will lead into a seminar on water conservation with the participation of key stake holders, bureaucrats, corporates, subject experts from the water & sanitation industry. Aquakraft Chairman & CEO Mr. Subramanya Kusnur highlighted the importance of water & said "Water management is an important requirement for ecologically sustainable development. Efficient consumption of water is a major issue in today's society, thus our project has been set up to create products that can help preserve one of our key natural resources and at the same time fulfil the requirements of clean and healthy water to the nation." iTV Network Chairman & MD Mr. Kartikeya Sharma said "iTV Network has always been at the forefront of using media as a platform for change.
Availability of Clean Drinking Water is one of the key challenges today and we at NewsX are happy to work closely with Aqua Kraft to create a revolution in the distribution of clean and safe drinking water.” Atom technologies CEO, Mr. Dewang Neralla said “We are extremely elated to work with Aquakraft for powering their AquATMs with our prepaid cards. We strongly believe this will benefit the clusters of villages and communities around the stations and will not only provide safe drinking water but also help foster greater financial inclusion through enablement of payments for water as well as other services using the prepaid cards”
Source: exchange4media News Service; NewsX Bureau; The Hindu2016
Atom Technologies conducted a roundtable to at India Fashion Forum
The Future is Omnichannel : Revolutionising The Retail Experience Through Smart Payment System
The session covered the following topics was presented and moderated by Dewang Neralla, CEO, atom Technologies.
- What is important for retailers and Fashion Brands in 2016 ?
- Challenges and opportunities for Retailers & Brands in the Omni-channel Environment Compliance and fraud mitigation across multiple payment channels.
- Investing in a modern payments environment that supports innovation at the same time as offering high security and reliability. The importance of incorporating payments and security into Omni-channel Strategy reliability.
Atom Technologies Participated As The Payment Service Provider : The Rotary District Conference 2016, Kolkata
The purpose of the District Conference was to provide opportunities for networking, inspirational addresses, and discussions on Rotary-related matters.
Atom Technologies participated as the payment service provider and helped the club receive payment online.
The Rotary District Conference was held on 27 - 28 February, 2016 at Eco Park, Kolkata.2016
Atom Technologies won The Best Payment Gateway Facilitator at the eTales Awards2016
E-Tailing India Expo Mumbai 2016
Dewang Neralla was the speaker in the panel discussion held in Sahara Star, E-Tailing India Expo Mumbai 2016
The 3-day Expo is eTailing India's flagship event where Global and Indian industry leaders connect on a common platform for sharing their insights, mapping industry trends and identifying opportunities in the sector.
Over the years, the Expo has witnessed participation from all top eCommerce ventures in India such as Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal, eBay, Google as well as top service providers such as IBM, Motorola, Shopify, Channel Advisor etc. Keynotes, Panel Discussions, Round Tables, and Workshops.2016
The Entrepreneurial Summit, 2016 organised by IIT Bombay – Mumbai
Mr. Dewang Neralla, CEO of Atom Technologies was the speaker in the event for discussing about 'How Payments & Wallet eco- system is emerging in India.' It was an open ended discussion skewed towards the new payment systems under development all over the World and how the payments and wallets have changed the way people make payments with more and more secure environment.2016
Assocham: Start Up India 2016 ' Annual meet of Entrepreneurs and Start Ups' – New Delhi
The event was organised by India's Knowledge Chamber 'ASSOCHAM' with the objective of helping start- ups with their capital requirements, incubation, issues related to intellectual property, marketing support, financial and technical help to scale up their businesses.
Mr. Dewang Neralla, CEO of Atom Technologies was the speaker in the Inaugural session of the event during which we discussed about 'How 63 Moons is executing the Start Up Policy of the Government of India'. 63 Moons has recently launched its incubation centre 'J S Innovation Lab' with the idea of assisting start- ups with their establishment.2016
TieCON 2016, designated by Tie Mumbai: Transformation- Disrupt or be Disrupted – Mumbai
The event intended to bring entrepreneurs from the established economy with the new age economy to deliberate and examine the evolving businesses and the new models that are radically transforming the landscape of entrepreneurial and organizations.
Mr. Dewang Neralla, CEO of Atom Technologies was the keynote speaker in the event. He discussed about the 'Disrupting Innovation: Transformation of FTIL to 63 Moons'. The discussion focused more on how there are different ways of disruptions happening all over the World and how there is a need for more and more disruption to be a leader in the market. Its more about the adapting to the World's changing environment.2016
e-Merge : Amphitheatre of International Mangement Institute, New Delhi
e-Merge hosted founders and senior executives from leading e-retail and e-grocery retail companies to discuss in a panel, the problems and possible solutions to the problems gripping the online commerce industry. e-Merge constituted of Panel Discussions and Entrepreneurial Talks. Atom Technologies partner with IMI as the title sponsor of the event.
The topics that were discussed are the hyper local service market and how it is looking to expand in the Indian market. Our founder & CEO Mr Dewang Neralla, gave an entrepreneurial on his entrepreneurial journey and how key Mantras one should remember on his path of entrepreneurial journey.2015
TechSparks : Sheraton Hotel, Bengaluru
Atom Technologies participated in YourStory's annual flagship event, TechSparks is India's most popular, vibrant and a mainstream entrepreneurship summit.
Our CEO Mr Dewang Neralla was one of the esteemed panellists in the session “Partners for Growth”. As rightly mentioned envisaging growth without the right set of partners is difficult in today's world. Everything around is so complicated that we need a partner who can make our lives easier. And that's what atom does, while you focus on the bigger issues, atom takes care of the smaller issues for you.
YourStory's year-on-year high impact campaigns culminate in a mega conference where India's vast entrepreneurial ecosystem converges to witness innovation and emerging trends, attend high-octane events filled with insightful keynotes, witness exciting new product launches, and participate in promising discussions with investors, experts and other key players in this network.2015
DIGITAL MONEY 2015
Taj Lands End, Mumbai
With the Govt.'s flagship Digital India Programme, adoption of digital payments and enabling a seamless payment experience will play a crucial role in realizing the vision of the digitally empowered economy.
The digital payments space is reinventing itself with each passing day as the payments industry is turning into an effective pile of innovation and trails. Catering to the massive proliferation of digital payments in recent times, Digital Money 2015 was a conference designed to assess and empower the digital payments landscape.2015
India Retail Forum & India Omni Channel Forum – Powai, Mumbai
CAPTURING THE NEW PHYGITAL SCENARIO – Atom Technologies participated in the IRF & IOCF forum.
Our CEO Mr Dewang Neralla spoke about Omni channel payment experience for next generation omni channel enterprise. Harnessing the future of retail in the Omnichannel era and building the roadmap for customer centric retail organizations through technological advances, new and innovative concepts, digital and social media by delving deep into the consumer minds and building a hassle free shopping environment and WOWing them with a grand experience throughout their purchase journey and thereafter.2015
Kumbh Mela – Nasik, Maharashtra
We are proud to have rolled out the ATOMZ corporate card acceptance at the largest congregation of mankind at the Kumbh Mela held in Trimbakeshwar, Nasik.
Atomz prepaid card is one of its kind prepaid card cum wallet targeted both at corporates for their employees as well as individuals to take care of their multiple payment needs.
More than 20 acceptance points were created which included eateries, prasad vending, chaiwallas and lodges, thus making it one of its kind of rollouts in the country. In addition to this, our teams had focused on card issuance to the pilgrims who had arrived at Trimbakeshwar.2015
TieSmashUP 5.0 2015 – IIT Bombay, Mumbai
SmashUp is TiE Mumbai’s startup event that endures a total Startup & Entrepreneurial democracy! This event is all about the startups and is conceived for and by the startup entrepreneurs. Atom Technologies plays a very crucial role in providing innovative payments solutions to Start-ups.2015
Tech Circle Start-up – Gurgaon, New Delhi
The event was to bring together the most happening and disruptive early stage start-ups in the city, potential investors, angels, seed funds, incubators, accelerators, & mentors and VC funds who are active in early stage startup scene.
Atom Technologies partnered this event as Technology Partner, Where our CEO Mr Dewang Neralla gave a small talk on how the payment industry has evolved over the years.2015