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Over 65 lakh Paisabazaar consumers with delinquencies clear outstanding debt

NEW DELHI: Paisabazaar, a digital market for client credit score, mentioned over 65 lakh consumers, who checked free credit score rating from its platform and had DPD (Days Past Due) of their report, have cleared their outstanding debt over the past 4 years.

According to a press launch, DPD often has an hostile influence on credit score rating, making it a problem for consumers to entry credit score. Paisabazaar mentioned a significant motive for the delinquencies was the lack of know-how.

Paisabazaar allows consumers to trace their credit score rating, which has led to an elevated variety of consumers turning into extra conscious of their outstanding debt. Conversations with consumers revealed that many had been unaware of outstanding dues of their accounts. (*65*) some instances, DPDs had been additionally a results of inadvertent errors of their credit score report.

Naveen Kukreja, CEO & Co-founder, Paisabazaar, mentioned, “While offering consumers with their free credit score rating for all times was step one, we had been conscious that we needed to additionally assist them enhance their credit score well being. Over the previous couple of years, we’ve introduced in a number of improvements, that not solely make consumers extra conscious but in addition allow them to take the best steps to build their creditworthiness. Our purpose is to work with associate Banks and NBFCs, credit score bureaus alongside with our consumers, to build a extra inclusive ecosystem.”

Over 2.6 crore consumers have availed used the free credit score rating function of Paisabazaar over the past 5+ years. Of these, 49.6 lakhhave improved their rating considerably in 12 months, whereas greater than 52 lakh have seen their rating rise over an 18-month interval, as per the press launch.

To assist consumers with broken credit score, Paisabazaar has constructed a ‘Credit Improvement Programme’. Under this, Paisabazaar has been providing credit score advisory companies for the final 4 years. A extra detailed and personalised credit score report known as Credit Health Report can also be provided on the platform for a nominal price. Paisabazaar additionally works with associate banks to assist consumers clear their outstanding dues.

For consumers with low scores or those that are new to credit score, Paisabazaar final year launched a bank card known as Step UP , to assist them enhance and build credit score rating, whereas incomes excessive returns on mounted deposits.

To assist deepen consciousness, Paisabazaar additionally supplies free credit score reviews in regional languages. A client can obtain his/her credit score report from in English, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada and Telugu, at no cost each month.

Paisabazaar has partnerships with all 4 credit score bureaus, enabling consumers to match scores from a number of bureaus.

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