Special BSNL Broadband Plans For Government Employees
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) declared that from 1st February 2021, their revised discount scheme for Government employees for Landline, Broadband Bharat fiber would be effective PAN INDIA. BSNL allows a 5% discount for Central and State government employees or PSU employees in monthly packs.
In this blog, we’ll provide comprehensive information about everything you need to know about BSNL broadband plans for govt. employees.
An Overview of BSNL Broadband Plans For Employees
This scheme and all its benefits apply to current and retired government employees under FTTH (Fibre-to-the-home) broadband services DSL and WiMAX. This scheme also includes visually impaired people who have subscribed to BSNL’s broadband plans.
This discount has been increased to 10% for landline, broadband, and Bharat fiber customers in all Circles/Metro districts. The telecom provider has already informed its users about their latest discount schemes.
Here is the official statement that was put out regarding this offer, “It has been decided “to increase the discount from existing 5% to 10% for the serving and retired Central Government / State Government / PSU Employees (existing and new customers) under landline, ADSL Broadband, and Bharat Fiber services.” Their terms and conditions will continue to be the same as the previous discount scheme.
BSNL really has upped their game to make their schemes and discounts more attractive and also has come up with various offers and plans. BSNL’s employees also have special discounts and perks that they receive. BSNL’s retired or current employees are given a discount on their plans and schemes. These plans also include extra or free data and are only applicable to wired broadband services.
BSNL’s FTTH plans are unlimited. Since they have stopped putting a daily limit on their data consumption, many people are looking forward to buying their connection with the other attractive benefits they are offering. BSNL also provides OTT services like Disney+ Hotstar’s premium subscription. These features are luring general people as well as employees to buy BSNL’s broadband connection.
BSNL’s Rs. 300 Off Offer For All BSNL Employees
BSNL's broadband offers for govt employees include Rs. 300 off on all broadband plans. This offer is for both retired and current/working employees of BSNL. The discount limit on the purchase of any broadband plan is set at Rs. 300 only. This offer is not applicable to the MTNL areas of Mumbai and Delhi.
The telecom operator recently announced that the discount will be available for customers who have opted for Air Fiber or Bharat Fiber connections of BSNL. The maximum discount available under this would be limited to 40% of the total plan price.
The user will have to purchase a plan of Rs 599 min Fixed Monthly Charges (FMCs) to get this offer. For example as a Junior Telecom Officer at BSNL, you get the following Broadband/landline perks:
- Post-paid Mobile connection - Plan price – Rs.525, with 500 MB of data, usage of Rs. 700 free, which is rent-free.
- Landline connection with 650 calls free.
- 60% discount on Broadband connections.
The Revised BSNL Government Employee Discount Scheme
The revised scheme indicates that a 10% discount will be applicable on monthly rentals for Government and PSU employees. This is applicable for both current and retired employees and can be availed by Central Government and State Government Employees.
To avail of BSNL 10% Government Employee Discount Scheme:
- As a Serving Employees: For current/serving employees, you need to submit a request for a 10% discount under the Government or PSU Employees category along with an employment certificate, your Employee Identity card with an attested copy, and an attested copy of the payslip that has been countersigned by a disbursing officer in any BSNL Customer Service Centre.
- As a Retired Employee: For retired Government/PSU employees, you need to submit your request for a discount along with an attested copy of the pension book or Pensioner Identity Card along with a requisition in any nearby BSNL Customer Service Centre to avail of the 10% discount.
If you already have BSNL Bharat Fiber (FTTH) Services and want to avail of the discount scheme as a government employee, you can still do so by following the steps mentioned above.
This discount scheme is applicable to existing and new customers of BSNL in all telecom circles PAN India. It will only be enabled to the users who have submitted the request for the Government Employee discount scheme along with the required supporting documents as mentioned above. The discount will automatically be applied to the next bill.
Who Cannot Avail BSNL’s Government Employee Discount
Any customer/employee of Bharat Fiber / DSL broadband who is registered under Annual / Two Year / Three-year subscription is not eligible for the discount scheme, as the yearly subscription discount is higher than the employee discount.
Employees of any Private organization are also not allowed for the 10% discount scheme offered by BSNL either.
If you have submitted the discount form and necessary documents but are still not getting the discount, you can approach the concerned commercial officer and ask them to assist you in getting the discount.
Customer Care Number For BSNL
If you have any queries or concerns regarding BSNL’s Government Employee Discount, you can contact their executives by dialing the following contact numbers through your registered BSNL number:
- Broadband Services - 1504
- Directory inquiry service - 197
Now that you know about the various benefits you can receive as a government employee, keep that in mind while getting a BSNL broadband new connection. For more information about various BSNL plans, keep reading Selectra.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is BSNL Government Employee Discount?
Employees of the State and Central Governments, as well as PSUs, are eligible for a 10% discount on all Bharat Fiber and DSL broadband plans under the postpaid category offered by Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited, either at the circle level or on a PAN India basis.
What should I do if I've filled out the discount form but haven't received a discount?
Simply approach the appropriate commercial officer and request that they verify and offer the required government employee discount.
Who can avail of the BSNL Government Employee Discount?
Existing and new customers in India can take advantage of the BSNL Government Employee Discount Scheme.