World Post Day observed in city

World Post Day observed in city

The Department of Posts celebrated World Post Day on Monday at the General Post Office, Raj Bhavan Road.

National Post Week is also celebrated from October 9 to 15 with events such as Banking Day, Philately Day and Mails Day.

Awards were given to individuals for their services to the organisation. The best post offices in various areas such as business development, Jan Dhan scheme, Sukanya Samridhi accounts, were awarded. Swacch Bharat awards were also given to individuals.

Two new services, electronic Indian Postal Order (eIPO) and International Tracked Packet Service (ITPS) have been launched. The eIPO service has been launched on an experimental basis in Karnataka, Bihar and Delhi. Details can be found on the website https://www.epostoffice.gov.in/.

The ITPS facility can be used to send packages which are under 2 kg and not excedding 90 cm in length, breadth and height to countries such as Australia, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Singapore and Philippines. Details can be availed from post offices or the website www.indiapost.gov.in.

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