Calcutta Telephones(BSNL) subscribers can now pay bill through SMS

Calcutta Telephone District subscribers can now pay their telephone bills via SMS. ItzCash Card in association with BSNL, Calcutta Telephones have launched this facility, in addition to to the the already existing option of paying bills online. The Calcutta Telephone District provides telecommunication services in the city of Kolkata and adjoining areas of five districts of West Bengal viz. Howrah, Hooghly, Nadia, North 24 Parganas and South 24 Parganas. With a population of about 1.3 crores spread over 220 sq. kms., the turnover from landline bill payment is over Rs 500 crore.

A.K. Garg, Director (HR) BSNL Board, said “I congratulate the BSNL Calcutta Telephone District team on this innovative tie-up with ItzCash which makes bill payments a much convenient process for subscribers. I strongly recommend that similar projects or initiatives should roll out across all BSNL Circles. The district should promote the SMS service through different mediums and make the same popular amongst the subscribers.”

Naveen Surya, Managing Director, Itz Cash Card Ltd, said “A customer can pay bills online or by sms or by visiting any of our 1200 ItzCash World Outlets and avail the service. The additional SMS service would benefit the masses as the mobile density in India is far higher that the internet penetration.”

Procedure of Bill Payment

  1. Send SMS in this format : CTPAY <space>< 8 digit Landline Number > <space><12 digit ITZ cash card Number><space>< 4 digit ITZ password>
  2. Sample SMS : CTPAY 22361100 123456789012 1234
  3. Send it to 57575
  4. You will receive a confirmation SMS containing Transaction ID after successful transaction. Please make a note of the Transaction ID
  5. You can take printout of transaction receipt from
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