For flood stricken Chennai people the most important thing is to stay connected, be in touch and ask for help when required. To help the residents many telecom services have come up with free services to help Chennai stay connected.
Telecom Minister Sri Ravi Shankar Prasad has just announced that BSNL (state owned Telecom) will offer free service to Chennai user starting today for a week.
Paytm (largest mobile payment and commerce platform in India) is also offering free mobile recharges – Chennai users just need to call 18001030033 and get talk time worth ₹30 instantly – absolutely free of cost.
Airtel is offering free talk time and 50MB data with credit balance of 10 minutes for Airtel to Airtel – for Chennai users.
Other services like Zomato have started Meal for Flood relief campaign – any customer who orders meal from Zomato, the company will provide the same for flood victims free of cost.
Practo (health app) has posted list of available and verified doctors / hospitals they are keeping the list up to date and updating as required every hour.