Due to the unprecedented flood situation in Kerala, Karnataka and Maharashtra, it has been decided by BSNL to offer free voice calls from BSNL Mobile to BSNL Mobile and 20 minutes free from BSNL Mobile to other operator Mobile numbers.
In addition SMS and data of 1Gb is also free in the flood affected distrcts/areas of these states. This facility is valid for 7 days from now.
Theses areas are Kodagu, Uttara Kannada, Belgavi Districts and parts of Chikmagaluru and Hassan in Karnataka; Wayanad and Malapuram district in Kerala; Sangli and Kolahapur in Maharashtra.
Shri PK Purwar, CMD BSNL said that it is a goodwill gesture for our esteemed customers in this time of natural calamity. BSNL is striving hard to maintain the services in these districts. In most of the taluks and districts BSNL Mobile is working except where mobile tower/ Exchange is submerged in water or where Optical fiber is damaged due to floods/ landslide.
For such places, restoration is being underway on war footing.
BSNL is taking the help of local administration to provide uninterrupted mobile services.