Internet Facility for Post Office Savings Bank Customers Launched
India Post has started internet facility of the customers of Post office savings bank account. The facility was launched by Union Minister for Communication (independent charge) Manoj Sinha at National Media Centre, New Delhi. Revamped version of Indian Post website and e-commerce portal for rural artisans were also launched at event.
Facilities available to Customers
- Customers can transfer funds online from one Post office Saving Bank Account to other.
- E-Commerce portal provide an online market to rural artisans and Public Sector Units where they can sell their products.
- Indian Post Service provide a vast network for delivery of products over 1.5 lakh places.
- Speed post service will deliver the products to the destination.
- The online market provides return policy to the customers.
- The Department of Post provides registration of sellers free of cost for the first six months.
India Post a central postal system of was founded on 1st April 1854. It works under the Ministry of Communication of the Government of India. The postal system of India is one of the widely distributed networks in the world. India is divided into 23 postal circles headed by Chief Postmaster. Indian Post providing its services in Philately, Army Postal Service, Electronic Indian Postal Order, Postal Life Insurance, Postal Savings, Banking, Data collection, e-commerce, and Railways. Postage stamps are PIN codes are used to identify the location for post.
Stamps are used for postage and for services. There are variety of stamps produced in India with different themes. The first stamp in Asia were issued in India in July 1852 by Bartle Frere.
Postal Index Number is a 6-digit code of post office introduced on 15th August 1972. Out of total 9 PIN regions, eight PIN denoted geographical regions and one is reserved for Army Postal Service.