Postal Dept to open 1,000 ATMs by March this year

Postal Dept to open 1,000 ATMs by March this year

The Department of Posts (DoP) plans to open 1,000 ATMs and bring all 25,000 departmental post offices under core banking system by March this year.

Jan 17, 2016, 17:34 PM IST

Govt eyes more NIPERs, pacts with pvt cos for drug research

 The government plans to step up partnership with private players through NIPERs for drug discovery as it looks to set up more such institutions in the next five years.


Dec 13, 2015, 18:33 PM IST
DoP to seek Cabinet nod for Rs 292 cr to set up payments bank

DoP to seek Cabinet nod for Rs 292 cr to set up payments bank

The Department of Posts (DoP) is expected to seek Cabinet nod within two months for raising Rs 292 crore from public investment board to set-up payments bank, for which it has already got the RBI approval.

Sep 27, 2015, 11:56 AM IST

DoP assures faster clearance for dengue vaccine

The Department of Pharmaceuticals will give all clearances on an urgent basis to dengue vaccine developed by any firm, Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilisers Hansraj Gangaram Ahir said Wednesday.

Sep 23, 2015, 20:52 PM IST

India Post to issue 5 lakh new debit cards in next 2 months

The Department of Posts (DoP) started issuing the cards from last year and so far, it has reached close to 10,000.

Jun 14, 2015, 14:34 PM IST

Postal Dept incurs loss of Rs 7 a postcard, Rs 5 inland letter

The Department of Posts is incurring a loss of over Rs 7 per postcard and about Rs 5 per inland letter as the revenue earned is far lower than the actual cost.

Apr 05, 2015, 11:11 AM IST

DoP launches e-post, fax post services in in J&K

The Department of Posts on Tuesday launched e-Post and fax post services in Jammu and Kashmir for transmission and delivery of greetings and messages.

Apr 02, 2013, 22:59 PM IST

DoP to set up 1000 ATMs across states under modernisation plan

The Department of Post plans to set up 1,000 automated teller machines (ATMs) across the country under its modernisation plan, Minister of State for Communications and IT Sachin Pilot has said.

Apr 29, 2012, 12:12 PM IST

SMS, emails cause DoP lose major chunk of revenue

As more people switched to SMSes and emails for communicating with their loved ones, the postcard seems to have lost out in the race.

Dec 11, 2011, 14:05 PM IST

DoP releases spl postage stamps on childrens day

The Department of Posts released two
special postage stamps depicting drawings of school children on the Children`s day.

Nov 14, 2011, 21:56 PM IST