BSNL announced discount scheme for serving / retired Govt. / PSU employees

BSNL has announced  Special discount scheme for serving / retired Govt. / PSU employees and visually impaired persons under postpaid Wireless Broadband Services (WiMAX).

From 01-April-2012 BSNL has announced the special discount scheme of 20% Special Discount on usage and rental charges on Wireless Broadband (WiMAX)  Post-Paid  connections provided under WI 750 (Limited 4GB upto 2 Mbps) and HOWI 750 (Unlimited- 512 Kbps) to Central Govt./ State Govt./PSUs employees, visually impaired, BSNL staff and retired Govt./PSU employees under postpaid Wireless Broadband service (WiMAX) as a regular measure.

In continuation of the same discount, BSNL extended to offer the same 20% discount on usage and rental of WiMAX postpaid connections under Post-Paid (WI 220, WI 350, HOWI 999) plans also, as a promotional measure for 90 days with effect from 01-October-2012.

This  20% Special Discount on Usage and Rental charges of Postpaid connections on Wireless Broadband (WiMAX) should not be clubbed with any other special discount / concession, and this special discount and  The credential of the customer is to be verified before. and there is no discount applicable on WiMAX Prepaid Plans and CPE Price

The Customer he/she who wants to apply for 20% Special Discount scheme for Government employees on Usage and Rental charges of Postpaid connections on Wireless Broadband (WiMAX) shall submit the following to concerned BSNL Service Center.
1. Prescribed application form for 20% special discount.
2. Employee (Serving Employee) Identity Card Attested Copy.
3. Government Employee if retired from services shall submit  Pension Payment Order photo copy (or) Pensioner Identity Card.

Download BSNL Order 29.09.2012 for discount scheme for serving, retired and PSU employees


Concession to Government employees and pensioners on BSNL 3G connection.

Now, Government Employees including retired government employees can enjoy 3G mobile phone connection operated by BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited) at a lesser cost compared to other citizens.

A discount of 10% on Fixed Monthly Cost of all 3G postpaid data plan is to be offered to Government Employees.

Retired Government Employee can also get discount of 10% on Fixed Monthly Cost of all 3G postpaid data plan.

This concession is applicable for all retired and working employees of Central Government, State Government, and PSUs (Public Sector Undertakings).

Retired and presently working employees having existing 3G Connections as well as new 3G connections will be eligible for this concession after verification of their credentials.

The above 10% discount can not be clubbed with any other special discount/concession.

source: Official Tariff page of BSNL Website

End of STD era? BSNL offers inter-state calls at local rates

 In a move that could trigger similar rate cuts from other service providers, Bharat Sanchar Nagar Ltd (BSNL) has brought its national long distance land-line tariffs at par with local land-line calls.

This impacts 32 million subscribers which includes BSNL’s 26.2 million land line subscribers as well as its 5.8 million WLL fixed line subscribers for whom STD calls, which used to cost 80 paise for 2 minutes, will now cost 80 paise for 3 minutes, or the same as BSNL’s existing local call rate.

These revised rates will be automatically available to all BSNL fixed line consumers across tariff plans but are not applicable to PCOs and for calls to special services.

This move is expected to dramatically increase the land-line traffic on BSNL’s network and substantially offset some of its losses, though company officials declined to reveal exact estimates.

BSNL’s local call rate is 80 paise for 3 minutes up to 300 calls after which it goes up to Re 1 up to a maximum of Rs 1.20.

Source: TOI

Free Mobile Connection for BSNL Landline Customers

Saturday, November 06, 2010

Sachin Pilot Launches free Mobile Connection for BSNL Landline Customers free Home Calling Facility from Mobile

Shri Sachin Pilot, the Union Minister of state for Communications and Information Technology, today launched a Unique plan “PYARI JODI” combining Landline and Mobile Services of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), on the auspicious occasion of Diwali. Launching the promotional scheme, Shri Sachin Pilot said, “The aim of this promotional plan “PYARI JODI” is not only to boost mobile business of BSNL, but also arrest steep decline in the landline business. This is consistent with the role of BSNL as the truly national telecom provider with the core philosophy of connecting all parts of the nation”

The landline customers of BSNL can now take a free SIM card and can make unlimited free local calls to his/her landline/WLL number. In addition, the customers can also call two BSNL Local numbers at a reduced rate of 20p per minute and one BSNL number anywhere in India at a reduced rate of 30p per minute, without paying any additional monthly charges. On activation, customer will also get Rs.15 talk value, 1000 Local SMS, 1000 National SMS and 1000 MB data free.

The Minister said that BSNL has achieved substantial growth in mobile services by adding 22.89 lakh customers in August, 2010, 23.41 lakh customer in the month of September, 2010 and 25 lakh customers in the month of October, 2010. He directed BSNL on the occasion to maintain and even better the growth trends in the coming months also by introducing such attractive offers. He added that the quality of services offered by BSNL would continue to be closely monitored

The Minister has also launched special festive offers for BSNL 3G customers wherein all new 3G activation will get one week unlimited data download free in addition to normal freebies.

Source: PIB

Promotional Scheme of Broadband for Government Employees and pensioners

In order to boost the acquisition and usage of Broadband among government
employees, the competent authority has approved 20% discount on Broadband Service
charges (usage and rental) for Broadband connections provided to Central Government/
State Government/ PSU Employees category. The scheme is to be launched from
1st December 2008 across BSNL network and is a continuous scheme.

The serving and retired government employees applying for Broadband
connection under this scheme, should furnish an undertaking countersigned by their
Drawing and Disbursing Officer regarding their bonafide along with the application. In
case of retired employees, an attested copy of the Pension Pay Order should be submitted
along with the application. The application should be marked as “FOR GOVERNMENT

The scheme is also applicable to existing Broadband customers who are
serving/retired government employees subject to their furnishing an undertaking as
detailed above. The discount of 20% in Broadband Service charges for the existing
customers will also be applicable if they apply, from the month of such application