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My sim plan(Rs 153) validity will expire on 10/04/2020.Can I extend the sim validity by recharging 319 Rs (84 Days) unlimited Plan from main balance??Dimmers kindly help

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What is the benefit of Rs. Rs 153 and Rs. 319?

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Relaxing_Frog wrote:

My sim plan(Rs 153) validity will expire on 10/04/2020.Can I extend the sim validity by recharging 319 Rs (84 Days) unlimited Plan from main balance??Dimmers kindly help

since with BSNL the plan rates and benefits keep changing from circle to circle, better check with https://portal2.bsnl.in/myportal/quickrecharge.do or customer service.

also note that BSNL doesn’t let two separate plans with similar benefits run concurrently.
meaning, even if one does, let’s say, a recharge for daily free 1 GB data and another recharge/plan with voice and daily 2GB data.
it would not mean daily 3GB data.
mostly only the most recent recharge is kept and benefits of previous plan are lapsed.

there is no queuing system that i am aware of.
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many combo or voice only plans actually do not include SIM validity, so it is always better to cross check.
because for Kerala circle, 319 is showing 75 day plan, not 84 days.
so maybe SIM validity in your circle may or may not be there.

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should work if the plan is visible in ussd.

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Can validity extension subscribed through deducting from balance…..??

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kannu02021996 wrote:

Can validity extension subscribed through deducting from balance…..??

yes, it can be.
but if done manually and some existing ‘validity only’ recharge… aka Plan Voucher (PV) is there on the number
then
one can only renew/ subscribe to the same PV / validity extension.
↑above information ↑ was true as of February 2020 first week, for 3 circles at-least.
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also, suppose one doesn’t do anything manually, then their system would auto-debit main balance after expiry of the PV (expiry of outgoing facility), provided sufficient unencumbered main balance is available.


now, i’m not 100% sure of the following, but some customer service representatives say that it is possible.

PV/ tariff plan can have either per second or per minute pulse.
For example: Rs. 74 plan might be per second pulse and Rs. 75 plan has per minute pulse.

in many places, BSNL has a Rs. 19 validity extension (PV) which gives 28days or so, but it has per minute pulse.
now as per some executives
if on Plan expiry day/time.. main balance is low (say 30-40 rupees) and number has the 75 rupee plan / per minute pulse.
then system would extend validity by debiting 19 rupees from the 30-40 rupees (in the main balance of the number).
and thus outgoing would not stop even though main balance was less then 75.
but like i mentioned, this hasn’t been personally witnessed.
someone has an upcoming PV expiry coming late next month
but can’t say whether they’ll manually recharge or agree to test the above story.

for people like @rajrocks above, the 100Rs. balance they have might get auto-debited if that’s possible in their circle and existing PV is less than 100.
system debits main balance within 3-4 hours of outgoing expiry (00:00 to 4a.m.)

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no auto debit of rs 19 though plan expired
manually extended by rs 74 plan

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rajrocks wrote:

should work if the plan is visible in ussd.

tags (from non whitelisted accounts) only work with quotes it seems..
or did you get it for the above post (idontknow) https://www.desidime.com/forums/dost-and-dimes/...
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i hope AP circle BSNL isn’t SOOO stupid as to stop auto-debit of main balance even to renew the PV after its expiry.

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saigonoi wrote:

tags (from non whitelisted accounts) only work with quotes it seems..
or did you get it for the above post (idontknow) https://www.desidime.com/forums/dost-and-dimes/...
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i hope AP circle BSNL isn’t SOOO stupid as to stop auto-debit of main balance even to renew the PV after its expiry.

https://www.desidime.com/forums/dost-and-dimes/...

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My prepaid Number is BSNL CellOne 94********
Validity will expire on 27/11/2020 msg was sent on my number
On my same number i received a msg on 28/11/2020 that Rs 95/- deducted from main balance and auto validity voucher is recharged.
On 29/11/2020 i inform customer care at their number 1503
Again on 30/11/2020 i receive msg validity expires on 30/11/2020
On 01/12/2020 my outgoing is barred.
Hopeless BSnl services

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