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Best 1GB per day plans compared: Jio, Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, and BSNL

With the rise of Reliance Jio, the Indian telecom market has seen an aggressive strategy from all major players in a bid to retain customers. Majorly in the prepaid segment, all the telcos are now offering plans with 1GB data per day with other benefits.

We searched through the best plans offered by Reliance Jio, Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, and BSNL in order to find out which offered the most. These plans not only come with mobile data but also bring unlimited calling and other lucrative schemes. Here are the best plans offered by the major telcos under Rs. 500.

Note: Plan prices for telecom operators may vary a little between different telecom circles. Confirm the plan price and benefits with your telco before recharging.

Best 1GB per day plans

Reliance Jio

Starting with Reliance Jio, the newest telecom operator is offering unlimited 4G VoLTE calling, unlimited SMS, and 1GB/day 4G data at Rs. 459 with 84 days validity. With Jio, you also get a subscription to Jio Apps suite. You can recharge your Jio prepaid number here.

Best 1GB per day plans by telcos


Coming to India’s largest telco, Airtel announced a new Rs. 448 recharge that gives you 1GB/day data, unlimited calling, free outgoing in national roaming, and 100SMS/day with 70 days validity. With the Airtel recharge, you get free unlimited Wynk Music usage and can also use Airtel TV app. Airtel prepaid customers can avail the plan online here.


Vodafone is also offering a recharge of Rs. 458 with 1GB/day 4G/3G data. This plan also comes with unlimited calling, free national roaming, and 100 SMS/day. However, the free calling is capped at 250 minutes/day or 1,000 minutes/week. This recharge offers a free subscription to Vodafone Play. Recharge your Vodafone number here.

Idea and BSNL

We also have offers from Idea and BSNL here. Idea Cellular is offering a Rs. 498 recharge with unlimited calling and 1GB/day data with 70 days validity.

State-run operator BSNL is offering Rs. 459 recharge with 1GB/day data with 90 days validity. The BSNL plan offers cut-down rates on calling and roaming but does not provide free calls.

You can check Idea plans in your circle here and BSNL plans here under the voice voucher segment.


Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar, a known technology blogger & YouTuber from India. A Software Engineer by qualification, now he works as the editor-In-Chief, Webmaster, & Managing Director at Gadgets To Use. He runs a number of other technology websites as well.