No Roaming Charges From Next Year

The Indian ministry of communication has been decided to take off the roaming charges paid by mobile user when travel-ling within India from next year( 2013).

The finance ministry asked the telecom department to submit the road map for implementation of the 'one nation-free roaming' that was announced by communications minister Kapil Sibal earlier this year.

In coming May, the Union Cabinet had approve the new National Telecom Policy - 2012 that aimed at doing away with roaming charges and introducing a pan-India mobile permit (unified licence) that would enable mobile phone firms to offer all communication services.