"Alerts " or "Facility " means the customized messages with respect to specific events/transactions relating to an Investor 's Account sent as Short Messaging Service ( "SMS ") over mobile phone to the Investor;
"Investor " means the person who holds an Account;
"Account " means the demat account of the Investor with NSDL maintained through its Depository Participant;
"ISIN " means an International Securities Identification Number assigned to a security;
"CSP " means the cellular service provider through whom the Investor or NSDL receives the mobile services.
This facility is available to investors who request for such a facility and provide their mobile numbers to the Depository Participants. In case mobile numbers already given have changed, investors need to inform their Depository Participants about the new numbers by way of written requests. Investors who have not yet provided their mobile numbers to their Depository Participants can also avail this facility by intimating their mobile numbers to their Depository Participants and submit a written request for this facility. This facility is not available to investors who have registered mobile numbers originating outside India.
Thus, this facility will be available to the investors provided they have given their mobile numbers to their Depository Participants and the Depository Participants have captured the numbers in the computer system and have also enabled (ticked) the SMS flag in their system.