Department of Post Current Affairs, GK & News

Postal Department holds drawing contest for children

Department of Posts is conducting a drawing competition for children aged between six to 15. Key Points Drawing contest is being conducted for designing special covers under the theme ‘COVID-19 vaccination’. Contest is being organised with the aimed of introducing philately as a hobby among youngsters. Participants are required to send applications with details like ..

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Postage Stamp on Rajkumar Shukla, associated with the Champaran Satyagraha, released

The Department of Post has issued a Commemorative Postage Stamp on Rajkumar Shukla in New Delhi on 18th December 2018. The stamp was released as a tribute to the contribution made by Rajkumar Shukla in the launch of Champaran Satyagraha in the year 1917. About Rajkumar Shukla: Raj Kumar Shukla was born on 23rd August 1875 in ..

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Health Ministry launches sputum sample transportation through Department of Post

Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched pilot project for transport of sputum specimen for Tuberculosis (TB) Diagnosis by utilising services of Department of Post in Karawal Nagar, New Delhi. The learning from this pilot project experience will be useful for adaptation of specimen transport mechanism through Postal Department across the country. Need ..

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Union Cabinet approves setting up of India Post Payments Bank

The Union Cabinet has given its approval for setting up the India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) as a Public Limited Company under the Department of Posts. It will have 100% Government of India (GOI) equity and shall be established with total expenditure of 800 Crore rupees. Now, the IPPB will obtain banking licence from RBI ..

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