Google Pay expands ‘Nearby Stores’ feature to 35 cities in India: Know more



Pay on Wednesday announced that it’s ‘Nearby Stores’ spot, which provides information such as business hours, essential items stock, social distancing information, is now available in 35 cities across the country.


“Originally rolled in a few cities across India, this Spot is now available in 35 cities across the country. Additionally, merchant establishments can now indicate their business hours, whether social distancing measures are in place at the store and the essential goods presently in stock. Additionally, users in Mumbai can also see if the store is present in a containment zone,” said in a statement.



Here is a list of cities that get Pay’s Nearby Stores spot:


  • Telangana: Hyderabad, Ranga Reddy, Secunderabad

  • Karnataka: Bengaluru, Mysuru

  • Maharashtra: Mumbai, Nagpur, Navi Mumbai, Pimpri-Chinchwad

  • Delhi NCR: New Delhi

  • Haryana: Gurugram, Faridabad

  • Tamil Nadu: Chennai

  • Gujarat: Surat, Ahmedabad

  • Bihar: Patna

  • Uttar Pradesh: Varanasi, Lucknow, Ghaziabad, Prayag Raj, Kanpur, Noida, Greater Noida

  • Andhra Pradesh: Visakhapatnam

  • Madhya Pradesh: Indore

  • West Bengal: Kolkata

  • Orissa: Bhubaneswar

  • Punjab: Ludhiana, Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar,

  • Chandigarh

  • Kerala: Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi, Ernakulam


Besides expanding the Nearby Stores spot to more cities, now also takes booking for cooking gas cylinders from HP Gas, Bharat Petroleum and Indane.


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“All three service providers are now live for all users of Google Pay,” the company said in a statement.


The company has also launched a ‘Spot’ which provides users official safety guidelines from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, and also links to a variety of charities accepting donations to support relief work.





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