BSNL launches new Rs 197 prepaid plan: Check benefits, data offers, validity and more

BSNL has launched Rs 197 prepaid plan in India for users who do not use the internet much. Check benefits, data offers, validity and more of the new recharge plan.

Updated:Mon, February 07, 2022 4:58pm

By Sneha Saha


State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has launched a value-for-money tariff plan for prepaid users in the country. The recharge plan, worth Rs 197, is one of the best offerings from the telecom operator.

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Under Rs 200, the BSNL Rs 197 plan offers unlimited voice calls and a lot of data for a validity period of 150 days. Sounds too good to be true? Let's understand the new BSNL plan better.


BSNL Rs 197 plan detailed

The prepaid plan offers unlimited voice calling and 2GB daily data but only for a period of 18 days. Post the specified days, the internet speed will drop at 40kbps for the remaining 132 validity period.

The plan also brings limitations to unlimited calling services as well. It offers unlimited free calling benefits for the first 18 days only, while incoming calls are available for 150 days. If you wish to make calls post the first 18 days, you will need to top-up your plan first.


The BSNL Rs 197 plan fits well for people who do not call or use the internet much. If you are an avid internet user, there are better options available.

BSNL new prepaid plans list

The telecom operator recently launched four new plans worth Rs 184, Rs 185, Rs 186, and Rs 347. All four plans offer daily high-speed data access, unlimited voice calls, and free SMS messages.

The Rs 184, Rs 185, and Rs 186 plans come with a validity of 28 days while the Rs 347 plan offers 56 days validity. Let's take a quick look at what these recently launched plans offer:

- Under the Rs 184 BSNL prepaid recharge plan, users get unlimited calling benefits, 1GB high-speed data per day, 100 SMS messages daily for 28 days.

- Under Rs 185 prepaid plan, users get unlimited calling benefits, 1GB data daily, 100 SMS messages per day for 28 days.

- The Rs 186 BSNL prepaid plan offers unlimited calling benefits, 1GB data per day, 100 SMS messages for a validity period of 28 days.

- The Rs 347 BSNL prepaid recharge plan offers unlimited voice calls, 100 SMS messages, and 2GB daily data benefits for a validity period of 56 days.

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