Author Archives: Ashish Mohta

Where to look for funds for a startup in India (Entrepreneurship)

Funds Startup India

If you are planning to launch a startup with strong potential and strong will with excellent business ideas, there are few Networks which has started funding, helping and supporting Entrepreneurs to help them grow faster and smarter. Telegraph in 2010, listed three such sites which I have explored a little more. Here is the list where a Startup in India ...

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How to apply for Passport Online in India

Passport Preview India

After Passport Seva Kendra started a few years ago, it has become a lot easier to apply for Passport Online in India. Most of the details are taken online; there is an option to upload documents, photo and biometric data are taken during the process. Earlier it used to be so much of hassle with less clarity on the documents ...

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Types of Plastic and Thermocol banned and allowed in India

Plastic Thermocol banned India

The Indian government has decided to ban low quality plastics which cannot be recycled in any form. On a broader level, any plastic which is of less than 50 microns thick and weighs less than 2 grams is not allowed. Here is the complete list of types of Plastic and Thermocol banned and allowed in India. Types of Plastic and ...

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How to Apply for Patents Online in India

How to Apply for Patents Online in India

A patent is a kind of license which is given by the government of the country which provides you with exclusive rights to market the product for a particular duration of time. For example, if you have developed a special tea and get a patent on it, nobody else can market or make a product like it. However, in India, ...

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How to get a PAN and TAN number Online

Changes Correction PAN CARD

PAN and TAN numbers are essential in India when it comes to Income Tax. PAN is useful for those who file income tax, while TAN is for those who deduct TDS from salaries. In this post, we will share how you can get or apply for a PAN number and a TAN number online in India. How to apply for ...

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Have a complaint against your Mobile Telecom Operator, TRAI have you covered

TCCMS Guide to Telecoms Complaint Query Portal

Its time Telecom Operators in India get ready to serve their users even better than before because any negligence, unresolved issues, and unheard complaints can now be sent to TRAI directly using the Telecom Consumer Complaints Monitoring System (TCCMS) launched recently. In this post, we will share how you can use the portal to complain against mobile telecom operators. A ...

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How TRAI can track block lost or stolen phones using IMEI

Lost Mobile Phone

In case you are always worried about losing your mobile and all data stolen, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has some good news for you. TRAI has initiated a process which intends to centralize the process to track a lost/stolen mobile phone using the IMEI number (International Mobile Equipment Identity) or ESN (Electronic Serial Number). Using this they will ...

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How to check if your IMEI is valid and How to get a valid IMEI

I remember in 2009, the market was getting flooded with Chinese smartphones which didn’t carry any IMEI number. A phone without a valid IMEI number can be a security concern. During that time, DOT (Department of Telecom) issued an order that if your handset or mobile phone doesn’t have it, then it might just stop working. In this post, we ...

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Getting the electronic scrap out safely: Ash Recyclers

Ash recyclers

Got an Old monitor you want to throw away or your firm is changing the old computers with new? Do you have a good number of keyboards, monitor and mouse ready to be trashed? Dont throw it to Raddiwala and create a mess. Why? Let’s understand. Wastes generated from electronic items like computer, music system or any other electronic devices ...

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How to find more about the Sender ID in SMS

Bulk SMS Sender ID

A few years ago TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India )enforced regulations because of which when any company or working body which sends bulk SMS need to register with a unique ID, also called as Sender ID. The unique ID in India is the eight-character length, e.g. AX-AIRTEL. These shortcodes can reveal a bit about who is sending the SMS. ...

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