The state-owned telecom company connecting India with its services, the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), has now emerged with a modish exciting offer for students residing in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana under the Pratibha Plan, that exclusively gives away unlimited free calling and free data services to its new pre-paid users at just Rs. 49/-.
The freebies that can be bagged with the first recharge includes Rs. 20/- for the main account balance plus 300 SMS and 3GB 3G data benefits that would be valid for up to 30 days following the activation.
|Recharge Plan Name||PRATIBHA|
|Plan Voucher (PV) Cost||Rs. 49|
|Free Talk Value||Rs.20 in the main account balance|
|Free SMS to any network||300 to any network with 30days validity|
|Free Data||3GB data for first 30days|
|Special Features in this BSNL prepaid recharge offer|
|Free calling||Unlimited Free call to one Local BSNL network number treated as parent number|
|Full Talk time||Allows always full talk time on recharge with TopUp Rs.200 to 1100, 1500, 2000, 2200, 2500 and 3000|
|Tariff within AP and Telangana|
|Local and STD any network calls||1 paise per second|
|Local / National SMS||40 Ps / SMS|
|Video calls||4 Ps /Second|
|Tarif for Roaming|
|Any Network Local calls||Rs.0.8 / Minute|
|All STD calls||Rs.1.15 / Min|
|SMS||Local at Rs.0.25 , STD Rs.0.35 per SMS|
The most alluring element of this BSNL student pre-paid scheme is the unlimited free calling facility to any mobile or landline number which belongs to the home circle of Telangana or Andhra Pradesh only. The BSNL customers must register a parent number (locally-owned mobile/landline network) through the BSNL Mobile Selfcare Portal or via SMS in the given format at 123: FEE <Mobile or Landline Number>. The parent number at a cost of Rs. 10/- can also be changed likewise with a format: FFM <Old Number> <New Number>. The new BSNL student plan customer at any point of time and through any mode can migrate to any BSNL pre-paid recharge plans or post-paid services.
For further continuation with the same plan, CTOP UP (Easy Recharge) or online recharge can be followed using the BSNL app or BSNL Mobile Selfcare Recharge Portal or recharge via SMS at 123 as PLAN PRATIBHA can also be carried out on which Rs. 41.53/- will be charged from the main balance instead of Rs. 49/-.
Launched on 15 July 2017, the newest affordable Pratibha Plan for students in hostels, educational institutes and coaching centres, can be availed as a 90-day promotional offer until 12 October 2017. This plan can be obtained by submitting the Aadhar card number with EKYC and an Identity card or rank card of any competitive exam EAMCET, NEET given by the student at the common service centre (CSC) of BSNL or the retailer outlets. Minor students can obtain the same opportunity by providing the POI and POA of their parents along with the student’s ID card and rank card.