Shanti Nagar Station:
I wanted to put my phone on charge as the battery had almost drained and I will be traveling for the next 12 hours. I approached a snacks shop a few metres away from SETC Counter with the sign VODAFONE on it and found two shocking things.
To recharge your SIM you need to pay extra 5 rupees more than the MRP of the card.
To recharge your mobile battery, you need to pay 5 rupees.
My bus was by 9.00 PM and the time was already 8.55 PM. So i thought why should I pay rs 5.00 for 2-3 mins. Instead I can use the STD/PCO booth where i can make one 1 Re. call.
Maatuthavani Bus Station:
Went to a STD booth to call home. Learnt from the tea shop anna that
To recharge your mobile battery, you need to pay 10 rupees.
Didn’t enquire about the SIM recharge options as this shock itself was more than enough.
NO WONDER WHY INDIA IS STILL LOOKED DOWN DESPITE ALL HER WEALTH!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Extract from : GoGreenGuys
Author : Vidhya