BSNL launches free mobile connections to BPL families in Raj

BSNL will continue this social commitment in Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu providing free mobile connectivity with an initial target of 1000 members of BPL each, its CMD Gopal Das told a gathering of villagers at Phagi.

This corporate social obligation put a burden of Rs.12.85 lakh on 1000 BPL members of 18 gram panchayats on the BSNL, Das said, adding it was just an aim to connect BPL families with the national stream.

Under a future plan, the BSNL would provide broadband connections in each government school and college and primary health centres, the CMD said

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