Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) offers 7 Plans to choose from for its customers. The 7 Prepaid Plans by BSNL are Per Second Plan, Per Minute Plan, Pyari Jodi, Jai Jawan, Student Special Plan, Freedom Plan and SRTP Plan.
The Per Second Plan is available for Rs. 36 and like wise the Per Minute Plan is available for Rs. 37, Pyari Jodi for Rs. 75, Jai Jawan fo Rs. 99, Student Special Plan for Rs. 118, Freedom Plan for Rs. 136 and SRTP Plan for Rs. 199.
The Validity of all these plans are differ and Per Second Plan has validity of 180 days, Per Minute Plan of 180 days, Pyari Jodi for 180 days, Jai Jawan for 30 days, Student Special Plan for 365 days, Freedom Plan for 730 days and SRTP Plan for 180 days.
How to Recharge/Continue BSNL Plan after Validity Period?
BSNL had introduced a Plan Continuation Voucher 34 but the same has now been dis continued. Now a BSNL customer need to recharge with the same amount of Plan Voucher to continue the services after initial validity is over.
For instance, you are on Per Second Plan and now you validity is over and you want to continue the same plan, you will have to recharge your BSNL Number with Plan Voucher 36 (same as Initial Plan Voucher). Upon recharging, you will 50 MB data to be consumed within 30 days from the date of recharge.
You can recharge with the Plan Voucher via USSD, SMS or via BSNL Self Care if you are within Grace Period I and even if you are under Grace Period II, you can recharge for any Plan Voucher. After Grace Period II, the number is taken out of service.
How to Recharge Plan Voucher via SMS or USSD or BSNL Selfcare?
By USSD – Dial *123# from your BSNL Number, Search for the Option “Tariff Plan Change” (Option 4), BSNL will list all the Plans and you can now select the Plan Voucher you want, the price of the Plan Voucher would be deducted from main balance.
By SMS – Send SMS “LTP to 123” and from the reply, choose the Plan Voucher you want to activate.
By Selfcare – Visit this link, enter your BSNL Number and Select the Plan Voucher you want to continue.
How to migrate to another Plan via Plan Voucher?
It is very simple. For instance, you are on BSNL Per Second Plan and now want to move to BSNL Per Minute Plan, simply recharge via Plan Voucher 37 and you will be moved from Per Sec Plan to Per Min Plan.
What is BSNL Grace Period I & Grace Period II?
Grace Period I starts a day after your Plans Validity is expiring and continue for next 15 days and Grace Period II stats after expiry of Grace Period I and continue for 165 days. For instance, your Plan is expiring on 30th June, so the Grace Period I would start from 1st July til 15th July. Grace Period II starts from 16th July till next 165 days.
Under Grace Period I, all Outgoing calls are barred and only Incoming calls are allowed. Also you would be able to carry forward any balance if you recharge with Grace Period I.
Under Grace Period II, all Outgoing calls are barred, Incoming calls are allowed but you would not be able to carry forward any balance during this recharge period.