The NDNC Registry is a database having the list of all telephone numbers of the subscribers who do not want to receive UCC "Unsolicited Commercial Communication". Telephone subscriber (Landline or mobile) who does not wish to receive UCC, can register their telephone number with their telecom service provider for inclusion in the NDNC.
Well if you are still getting those unwanted calls then you can register your number in NDNC registry by calling or sending SMS to toll-free 1909 saying ‘START DND’. The registration will become effective within 45 days from the date of registration.
What if you want the opposite. You have changed your mind and want to deregister yourself with NDNC (DND) service. You can de-register your phone number from NDNC by calling or sending SMS to toll-free 1909 saying ‘STOP DND‘. It will be removed from the National Do Not Call Registry within next 45 days.
What if you have registered with DND service, however you are still receiving those calls. If its been more than 45 days that you registered with DND and you receive a call from a telemarketer, you can file a complaint within 15 days from the receipt of UCC Calls/SMS with full details to your service provider. The details must include the call originating number, date/time of the call and type of commercial message. The complainant should insist for the complaint No. which should be kept for further reference. When you complaint to your service provider, it has to give you a complaint number for future reference. If the telemarketer belongs to its company it has to check whether the telemarketer is registered in NDNC Registry or not. After that he has to handle the complaint as per the UCC Regulation 2007 as amended from time to time.
Activating NDNC service is totally Free of Cost and you can unsubscribe with the service anytime by sending an SMS to 1909 with keyword 'STOP DND'.
If you are also a victim of such unwanted calls then please share your experience. Have to registered with DND ? Lets get rid of these unwanted phone calls!!