Data Element NameTelephone Number
Data Element Reference NumberG00.06
Description of Data Element

Landline or Mobile number allotted to a subscriber by a service provider along with various prefixes for trunk dialing / International dialing
Here, Landline number means a phone number allocated by a service provider for transmission of communication signals through a hard-wired (metal cable / optical fiber) or wireless system.
Mobile number means a phone number allocated to a subscriber by a mobile network operator for transmission of communication signals through radio waves.
In addition to telephony, modern mobile phones also support a wide variety of other services such as text messaging, MMS, e-mail, Internet access, short-range wireless communications (infrared, Bluetooth), business applications, gaming and photography. Mobile phones that offer these more general computing capabilities are referred to as smart phones also.

Data Element TypeGeneric
Is part of any
Parts if any

- International Access Code G00.06-00-01
- Country code G00.06-00-02
- Trunk Prefix G00.06-00-03
- Area Code G00.06-00-04

- Phone Number (With two instances as Landline number & Mobile Number)
- Landline number G00.06-01-05
- Mobile number G00.06-02-05

Data FormatVarchar
Max Size

16 including the codes used for prefixing of parts

Validations

-International Access Code Varchar(3) with value “00” for outside India

-Country Code Varchar(3) with value “91” for India
-Trunk Prefix Char(1) with value “0”
- Area Code (2-4) Varchar(4)
- Landline number (6-8) Varchar(8)

Note: Total no. of character for Area Code & Subscriber number should be 10 digits

For Landline number:

Local calls : Landline number itself

Calls within India – 11 digits
(Trunk prefix - Area code - Landline number )

For calls to India from outside Country – Maximum 15 digits
(International Access Code of the concerned country - Country code of India - Area Code - Landline number)

For calls from India to an outside country

(International Access Code of India ( value “00” + Country code of the specific country - Area Code & particular Landline number)

For Mobile number

Local Calls : 10 digits

Calls within India – 11 digits (Trunk prefix - Mobile no )

For calls to India from outside Country - Maximum 15 digits
(International Access Code of the concerned country -Country code of India - Mobile no )

For calls from India to outside country
(International Access Code of India ( value “00”) - Country code of the specific country - Area Code & particular Mobile number )

Values
Default Value
OwnerGovernment of India, DeitY
Based on
Version1.1
StatusAccepted
Date Agreed
Verification
Comments

The international Access Code (referred as exit code also), of India is 00.
For calls to India from abroad ( ISD calls) , the appropriate International access code should be dialed, followed by 91, followed by the area code , followed by the phone number.
STD code in BSNL terminology means Trunk prefix value and Area code

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