- BSNL offers various 1-year validity prepaid plans.
- Plans available with and without data benefits.
- It starts at Rs 797.
BSNL, or Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited, the state-run telecom operator, offers some of the best prepaid plans in the country.
It is still working on making 4G networks available in various circles when private telecom operators have moved on to 5G. But the price benefits offered by BSNL for its prepaid plans are unparalleled. You just need to look at the Rs 797 prepaid plan from BSNL, which offers 2GB per day of data at a monthly cost of around Rs 67.
If you want to save money on prepaid recharges, you have to go with the annual plans offered by BSNL. With annual plans, you can forget about recharging your prepaid connection.
BSNL offers various recharge plans for 1 year, with and without daily data. Let us discuss all the BSNL 1-year validity plans and also which is the best among those.
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BSNL 1-year validity recharge plans: price, data, SMS & other benefits
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BSNL Rs 797 recharge plan
This is the most affordable recharge plan from BSNL with a validity of a year. It offers unlimited voice calls and has a data benefit of 2GB per day. It also comes with 100 SMS per day. It doesn’t come bundled with any OTT Benefits.
BSNL Rs 1,198 recharge plan
The Rs 1,198 recharge plan from BSNL comes with 365 days validity, but it offers much fewer benefits than the Rs 797 plan.
It comes with only 3GB of data per month and only 300 minutes of voice calls per month. Also, the SMS is limited to 30 per month.
BSNL Rs 1,999 recharge plan
The Rs 1,999 prepaid plan from BSNL offers unlimited calls, and it comes with 600GB of data for the whole year; it doesn’t come with any per day or per month data allocation.
There are 100 SMS per day that you can send. This plan comes with the Eros Now subscription for 30 Days and the Lokdhun subscription for 30 Days. You also get BSNL tunes free for 30 Days.
BSNL Rs 2,399 recharge plan
This plan from BSNL offers a little over a year of validity, it comes with a validity of 395 days. It offers unlimited voice calls and gives you a daily data allocation of 2GB. You get 100 SMS per day, and you also get 1-month free BSNL tunes. Like the previous plan, you also get free Eros Now subscription for 30 days.
BSNL Rs 2,999 recharge plan
This is the priciest prepaid plan from BSNL. It offers unlimited calls and 3GB daily data per day. It also comes with a 100 SMS per day quota. You don’t get BSNL tunes or any OTT benefits.
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Why Does The Rs 797 Plan Offer Better Benefits Than Pricier Plans?
If you saw the annual prepaid plans offered by BSNL, it might have caught you by surprise that the cheapest plan in BSNL’s portfolio, the Rs 797 plan offers the best value for money, with it offering much more benefits than the pricier Rs 1,198, Rs 1,999 and Rs 2,399 recharge plans.
The reason behind it is that the Rs 797 is a newer plan from BSNL, while the other plans are a tad older. The older plans tends to have lesser benefits with BSNL.
Frequently Asked Questions
1) Which is the best BSNL Prepaid plan?
The Rs 797 prepaid plan is the best plan from BSNL. It offers the most benefits at a minimum cost.
2) What is the BSNL 365-day plan?
The BSNL 365-day plan offers 365 days of validity.
3) What is the cheapest BSNL prepaid plan with 1-year validity?
The Rs 797 plan is the most affordable BSNL prepaid plan with 1-year validity.
4) Is BSNL SIM lifetime validity?
No, the validity of a BSNL SIM depends on the prepaid plan you recharged the number with.
5) How can I keep my BSNL SIM active?
You have to keep doing the recharges to keep your number active. The most cost-effective way is to do the yearly plan of Rs 797, which gives you 365 days of validity and will cost you around Rs 67 per month.
You can also do the validity extension recharge of Rs 107, which extends the validity by 50 days.