Shillong: The Global Positioning System
(GPS), a vehicle tracking software for mail motor services in
the North-East and Assam circles, was inaugurated on Friday at
the Shillong GPO building.
The department of posts will take steps to improve its
services all over the country through the use of modern
technology, Chairman of the Postal Services Board Radhika
Doraiswamy said after inaugurating the system.
Already, all the branches of post offices have been
linked in a network throughout the country, she said.
The GPS project will allow the tracking of movements
of Mail and Motor Service vehicles covering all the remote and
hilly areas of the region.
Out of 75 GPS, 15 are being installed in Assam Circle
and the rest 60 in other North-Eastern states, with Meghalaya
The system will help monitor the movement of postal
vehicles and other functions of the postal department to
improve efficiency and give better services to the people, she