Bank customers have been badly hit by the suspension of SMS facility as now they do not get to know the details of their accounts and transactions.
Mobile phone services for post-paid subscribers resumed in Kashmir after 72 days on Monday noon, but without any internet facilities.
The regulator has asked the travel agents to share the mobile number of passengers with the airlines for ease in sending flight information updates.
The ability to tweet via text is not being used most often but some users still text and have that message posted to their account.
Regional Passport Offices across the country will send SMS alerts to passport holders six months before the expiry dates of their passports so that people remember to renew them.
Scores of people line up at these centres every day to apply for various certificates. But they have to wait for several weeks before they reach them.