India’s National telecom Backbone and GSM service provider Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) introduces CREDIT Recharge, GIFT the Talk Time, SMS based tariff Recharging and Plan Migration facility for its GSM Mobile service customers in Kolkata Telecom Circles
The Credit Recharge facility which let its prepaid customers in Kolkata telecom circle to avail a credit amount of Rs.10 as a Emergency Credit Recharge by just sending an SMS.
To avail the service any prepaid customer having balance less than 10 but not negative need to send CREDIT to 53738. The credit Amount of Rs. 10 will be added to his account instantly. However the same feature will not be allowed again to the customer till he recharges. A sum of Rs.10 will be debited from his balance on the next day midnight. If the customer does not recharge within next day, the balance will go to negative. The transaction Fee Rs.1 will be applicable.
Gift or Share the Talk Time
BSNL prepaid subscriber can Gift or Share their talk time with other active BSNL prepaid subscribers (same circle). To gift the talk time customer may send GIFT (space) (prepaid no. to whom gift to be made) (space) Amount to 53738. The Transferee should be in the active period and Maximum talk value for gifting is Rs. 100 per transaction. One transaction will be allowed per day. The transaction Fee Rs.1 will be applicable.
BSNL Kolkata also launches SMS Based recharge and Plan information’s for example if BSNL prepaid subscriber willing to know his existing tariff plan than he can get the info just by one SMS MY PLAN or MYPLAN to 53738. This SMS will be toll free.
While with the SMS based recharge faculty, customer who has enough balance in their account can change their tariff plan or recharge with desired STV or RCV without going Retailer or BSNL outlets to get mobile recharged.
This service allows Extension of validity, Migration to new Plans, Magic/Power facility For Example if customer wants to recharge with GPRS Plan 98 which offer 2GB free downloads can recharged just by one simple SMS STV98 to 53738 (Toll Free). After sending the SMS Balance will reduced by Rs.98 and GPRS Plan will be activated. To use this service prepaid account Balance should be more than the MRP of desired STV.
Note-: BSNL’s “SMS Based Recharge Facility” over short code 53738 also available in Bihar and some other telecom circle but the Key word will be different as per tariff plans of respective telecom circle.