What is BSNL FRC & Types of Mobile Plan Recharges?

BSNL First Recharge Coupon is FRC and also termed as Plan Voucher or Plan Recharge, and this should be used for first time activation of a new mobile number, and also different types of first recharge can be used for validity extension / migration to other plan under BSNL Mobile Services.

There are many First Recharge Coupons for limited and unlimited usage under voice and data services, Some of the FRC’s are launched by Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited and some by Circles as per the local competition.


Have a look at different types of BSNL First Recharge Coupoun available in different circles (AP/Telangana: Amulya, Kerala: Mithram Plus, Kerala Plan, Tamil Nadu : Vasantham Gold, Plan Marutham etc..

Different Types of FRC (BSNL Recharge Plan) available in BSNL circles


What will happen if a new customer does not recharge with FRC?

As per the conditions, BSNL Grace period (GP1 and GP2) of 7 + 165 days are allowed to recharge and activate the GSM mobile services

What are the options to recharge BSNL FRC for a Porting customer?

There are three options to do FRC for normal and BSNL MNP customer, they are

  • BSNL Online Recharge
  • My BSNL App
  • Easy Recharge available with BSNL Retailer

Will BSNL prepaid recharge plans allow free recharge?

Any prepaid mobile plan under GSM services didn’t give any free recharge on subscription but allow some free talk time accordingly.

Why BSNL New SIM Card holder can’t able to make a call?

Without doing FRC (i.e. Basic Plan), a prepaid mobile customer of BSNL does not allow to make the voice calls to any network and also not allowed to use SMS or Data services.

Can the validity of BSNL mobile extends automatically?

If having the sufficient balance in prepaid mobile, the validity will extend automatically as per the condition.

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