Airtel has come forward to help victims in the cyclone affected areas of Odisha to stay connected with their family and friends. Airtel have deployed over thousands of mobile charging points across 22 towns in the affected districts of Ganjam, Puri, Khurda, Nayagarh, Dhenkanal, Angul and Jagatsinghpur.
With the BTS running on alternative energy source, individuals would now be able to charge their mobile phones from these locations till restoration of electricity in these impacted areas. To further ensure seamless communication, Bharti Airtel has also deployed mobile charging vans to operate in the severely affected villages in the Ganjam district from where stranded individuals can charge their mobile phones and stay connected.
A Talktime on loan service is also available for Airtel mobile prepaid customers particularly in the cyclone affected areas, who are unable to avail any recharge option. Customers having a airtel mobile balance of below Rs.5 can now dial *141*10# or call 52141 to receive an additional talktime loan worth Rs.10, which is recoverable from the main account when the number is suitably recharged.