BSNL launches New Nesam Special plan in Chennai and Tamil Nadu

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has announced the launch of a new prepaid plan for its 2G users in Tamil Nadu and Chennai telecom circle, called the New Nesam Special.


The New Nesam Special plan has been priced at Rs 29 with a basic SIM costing Rs. 20 and a USIM costing Rs. 59. The general validity of this plan is just 30 days and after the validity is over, users will have to opt in for the Plan Voucher of Rs 29 again.


With the New Nesam Special BSNL is offering initial free talk value of 50 minutes to make calls to any network for the first 30 days. General call charges under this plan are as follows:
  • BSNL – BSNL – 1p/sec (Local & STD)
  • BSNL – other network -1.2p/sec (Local & STD)
  • Roaming – 1.2p/sec (All incoming and outgoing calls)
  • SMS – Local 200 Local SMS free per month, beyond that 50p/SMS, National – 60p/SMS, International – Rs. 5/SMS

With the New Nesam Special plan users can make calls to 5 Family and Friends numbers at just 20p/minute On-net and 40p/minute off-net. Users can change the opted F&F numbers at a charge of Rs. 10number. Also all STVs are valid for this plan except for STV 22 and STV 23.