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Category ‘B’: Areas of Service falling under DoT’s Unified License

Unified License – Category ‘B’ Service Areas- DoT Telecom Circle / Metro

Sl. No. Name of Telecom Circle/ Metro Areas covered Category
01. West Bengal Entire area falling within the Union Territory of Andaman & Nicobar Islands and area falling within the State of West Bengal and the State of Sikkim excluding the areas covered by Kolkata Metro Service Area. B
02. Andhra Pradesh Entire area falling within the State of Andhra Pradesh. A
03. Assam Entire area falling within the State of Assam. C
04. Bihar Entire area falling within the re-organised State of Bihar and newly created State of Jharkhand pursuant to the Bihar Reorganisation Act, 2000 (No.30 of 2000) dated 25th August, 2000. C
05. Gujarat Entire area falling within the State of Gujarat and Union Territory of Daman and Diu, Silvassa (Dadra & Nagar Haveli). A
06. Haryana Entire area falling within the State of Haryana except the local areas served by Faridabad and Gurgaon Telephone exchanges. B
07. Himachal Pradesh Entire area falling within the State of Himachal Pradesh C
08. Jammu & Kashmir Entire area falling within the State of Jammu & Kashmir including the autonomous council of Ladakh. C
09. Karnataka Entire area falling within the State of Karnataka A
10. Kerala Entire area falling within the State of Kerala and Union Territory of Lakshadeep and Minicoy. B
11. Madhya Pradesh Entire area falling within the re-organised State of Madhya Pradesh as well as the newly created State of Chattisgarh pursuant to the Madhya Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2000 (No:28 of 2000) dated 25th August, 2000. B
12. Maharashtra Entire area falling within the State of Maharashtra and Union Territory of Goa, excluding areas covered by Mumbai Metro Service Area. A
13. North East Entire area falling within the States of Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Manipur and Tripura. C
14. Orissa Entire area falling within the State of Orissa. C
15. Punjab Entire area falling within the State of Punjab and Union territory of Chandigarh. B
16. Rajasthan Entire area falling within the State of Rajasthan. B
17. Tamilnadu Entire area falling within the State of Tamilnadu and Union Territory of Pondichery excluding the areas covered by Chennai Metro Service Area. A
18. Uttar Pradesh-West Entire area covered by Western Uttar Pradesh with the following as its boundary districts towards Eastern Uttar Pradesh : Pilibhit, Bareilly, Badaun, Etah, Mainpuri and Etawah. It will exclude the local telephone area of Ghaziabad and Noida. However, it will also include the newly created State of Uttaranchal pursuant to the Uttar Pradesh Re-organisation Act, 2000 (No.29 of 2000) dated 25th August, 2000. B
19. Uttar Pradesh _ East Entire area covered by Eastern Uttar Pradesh with the following as its boundary districts towards Western Uttar Pradesh : Shahjahanpur, Farrukhabad, Kanpur and Jalaun. B
20. Chennai Local Areas served by Chennai Telephones, Maraimalai Nagar Export Promotion Zone (MPEZ), Minzur and Mahabalipuram   Exchanges Metro
21. Delhi Local Areas served by Delhi, Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Noida, and Gurgaon Telephone Exchanges Metro
22. Kolkata Local Areas served by Calcutta Telephones. Metro
23. Mumbai Local Areas served by Mumbai, New Mumbai and Kalyan Telephone Exchanges Metro

 

NOTE:

  1. Yenum, an area of Union Territory of Pondicherry is served under Andhra Pradesh Telecom Circle in East Godavari LDCA.

 

  1. The definition of Local areas of exchanges will be as applicable to the existing cellular operators, i.e. at the time of grant of cellular Licences in Metro cities.

 

  1. The definition of local areas with regard to the above service area as applicable to this Licence is as per definition applicable to Cellular Mobile Service Licences as in the year 1994 & 1995, when those Licences were granted to them. This is in accordance with respective Gazette Notification for such local areas wherever issued and as per the statutory definition under Rule 2 (w) Indian Telephones Rules, 1951, as it stood during the year 1994/1995 where no specific Gazette Notification has been issued.

 

 

 

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