The following categories of subscribers are exempted from payment of Registration Charges and installation charges for priority telephones connection under Non-OYT / Special Category and are entitled to 50 percent concession in normal rental charges. However,
Gallantry Award winners are entitled to full concession in normal rental charges. (Authority: Ministry of Communications (Dept. of Telecom Services) letter No. 2-47/92-PHA dated 19 Mar 93, circular NO 7/2000 dated 13 Jun 2000 and 2.47/92 PHA dtd18 Sep 2000):
- Gallantry Award Winners in the three Services (PVC, Ashok Chakra, MVC, KC, VrC& SC).
- War widows.
- Disabled soldiers.