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Govt to take postal services to every village: Prasad

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 14:53

In its effort to take postal services to every village, Government has decided to open 80 Gramin Dak Sewa Post Offices and 80 sub post offices in the country under Rural Business and Access to Postal Network scheme.

Dept of Posts floats tender for sale of domestic gold coins

Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 13:38

Amidst government taking measures to discourage gold consumption, the Department of Posts has floated a tender for sale of gold coins category through about 1,000 post offices.

Two Chennai-based Head Post offices granted ISO certification

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 12:33

Two of the city-based Head Post Offices have been granted ISO certification by the Bureau of Indian Standards, India Post said.

Govt plans to open all-women post offices in rural areas

Last Updated: Sunday, April 14, 2013, 21:02

All-women post offices are the first of their kind in the world as they are completely operated and managed by women employees.

Govt plans to open all-women post offices in rural areas

Last Updated: Sunday, April 14, 2013, 11:49

The government is planning to open all-women post offices in rural areas where working women are available in good numbers.

CCEA nod for Rs 4,909 cr plan to modernise post offices

Last Updated: Thursday, November 22, 2012, 22:54

The government has cleared a proposal to modernise 1.55 lakh post offices across the country over the next two years at a cost of over Rs 4,900 crore.

Over Rs 750 cr lying in inactive post office saving A/Cs: Govt

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 22, 2012, 20:50

West Bengal led the tally of unclaimed deposits with over Rs 107 crore lying in 20.16 lakh accounts, followed by Tamil Nadu (Rs 105.87 crore in 62.72 lakh accounts) and Uttar Pradesh (Rs 68.61 crore in 21.74 lakh accounts).

Amarnath pilgrims may register through post office

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 23, 2012, 23:39

Amarnath pilgrims can now register themselves for the annual yatra this year through 100 selected post offices across the country.

Post office savings, PPF to fetch better returns from Dec 1

Last Updated: Thursday, November 24, 2011, 23:25

PPF account holders, small depositors and persons keeping money in the schemes operated by post offices, will get higher rate of return from December 1, 2011.

India Post, NSE sign pact for spreading financial awareness

Last Updated: Monday, September 26, 2011, 21:25

India Post on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Stock Exchange for creating financial awareness among public.

Over 90 percent post offices now computerised

Last Updated: Saturday, September 03, 2011, 15:47

Over 90 percent of departmental post offices across the country have been computerised, according to official data.

Post offices to provide visa services

Last Updated: Friday, September 02, 2011, 15:05

India Post on Friday said it has signed an agreement with VFS Global to provide the services.