Cheap Broadband with Landline

MTNL is offering one of the Cheapest (Low cost) broadband plans with a landline at Rs.398/- per month in Delhi with 25 Gb Fair Usage Limit at 2Mbps (up to 8Mbps), Unlimited Local calls to any network. This is way better than MTNL's normal lowest 699 plan and Airtel's 899 plan. This offer is available permanently now.

Airtel has a low cost broadband Rs.599/- Retention plan which allows 50 Gb of data at 8Mbps after which speed drops to 1Mbps. This also has unlimited calls to any network like in the 899 plan. Call Airtel Customer care to switch to this plan to save on your monthly bill. It is NOT mentioned on their website nor do they advertise this.


Access to Information can block the road to Corruption

Right to Information (RTI) empowers you to seek information about the status of your request. It is quite possible that invoking the RTI may, by itself, expedite resolution of your problem.

RTI - The key to Information and accountability.

How to Apply:

Just file your application with the Public Information Officer (PIO) of the concerned Department along with Fee or submit it through the post office.

Application Fee:

Application Fee of Rs. 10/-, through Cash / Demand Draft / IPO or Banker's Cheque, if the matter relates to a Central Govt. Department. (Different for different States).

You should be aware that if the information requested is large then the department will charge for photocopy per page. They usually send a demand note to the applicant with details of how pages will make up the information requested and the applicant needs to pay a specific amount for those many pages.

For further details about RTI, log on to or

You can use RTI to get information about everything where you need documents from the Government. Here are a few examples:

  • Ration Card
  • Passport
  • Driving License
  • Permit
  • Government Services
  • Entitlements


National Consumer Helpline: 1-800-11 4000 (Toll Free)
Alternate Phone#s: +91-11-2766 2955/56/57/58 (Normal call charges apply)

Timing: Monday to Saturday 0930 Hrs to 1730 Hrs.

Above information provided by:
Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Good and Public Distribution
Department of Consumer Affairs,
Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi - 110001. Website:


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