BHIM application was designed by the National Payments Corporation of India(NPCI), on the special demand by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The designing company said that the application is designed by the Robust technology, thus it do not have any weak points through which, it can get hacked or harmed.
An official said, "NPCI has done intensive testing, robust design of security controls and continuous monitoring of its UPI infrastructure. The environment in which BHIM or UPI is run by NPCI is highly secure and certified with best global practices like PCI DSS ISO 27001."
MD & CEO at NPCI A P Hota said, "This is the reason for launching a special drive by the Government of India for linking of mobile number with bank accounts. Banks are expected to reach out to all their customers by various means and ensure universal acceptance of mobile banking services at the earliest."