Holiday for MUHARAM IN Kerala Circle has been changed from 4th November 2014 to 3rd November 2014.Hence the Closed Holiday will be on 3rd Nov-2014,Monday.
Direct recruitment to the cadre of Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants-2014 -Kerala Circle Results declared
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Promotion to the Grade of Member, Postal Services Board, Indian Postal Service, Group 'A' on regular basis
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New Delhi: In a bid to enhance its electronic connectivity and capability across 1.5 lakh Post Offices in India, Department of Posts is in the process of inducting new-age technology through an enterprise wide IT Project. In this series, it has also signed Business MOU with snapdeal.com & shopclues.com.
India Post is celebrating National Postal Week from 9th to 15th October, 2014 and on the occasion of Business Development Day on 14th Oct 2014 it decided to join hands with Snapdeal.com & shopclues.com.
Mr. Vijay Ajmera, Sr. Vice President (Finance) Snapdeal.com said that they are happy to choose Department of Post as their delivering partner and this partnership will provide their e-commerce business a wider reach and network.
In tune with the emerging e-Commerce market, parcel product has been revamped & Cash on Delivery (CoD) facility has been introduced. State-of-the-art Parcel centres are also being set up across the country. Department is also developing exclusive Parcel Network to cater the needs of e-Commerce companies.
Department is also developing Parcel Network to cater to the needs of e-Commerce companies. Delivery of parcels and Express mail is also planned to be mechanised in bigger cities for efficient & quicker delivery.
Hyderabad, October 14: The Department of Posts, AP Circle is hiring an unspecified numbers of direct agents to work for the Postal Life Insurance (PLI) and Rural Postal Life Insurance (RPLI) through walk-in interviews.
The minimum educational qualifications should be a pass in 12th standard for those who are living in areas with a population of 5,000 or above 10th standard for those living in any other places. Interested candidates might attend the walk-in-interview on October 31 at the officer of the senior superintendent of posts, Secunderabad Division, Hyderabad at 10 am with relevant proof of date of birth and educational qualifications. Short-listed candidates would be given provisional licence number besides necessary training to get through the licentiate examination conducted by Insurance Institute of India to get permanent licence.
The PLI agents would get 0.25 per cent commission on the sum and two per cent on renewal premium collected by them on cash policies procured by them. For RPLI agents, it would be 10 per cent on premium collected for the first 12 months after acceptance and 2.5 per cent on renewal premium, according to a release.
Keeping in view the enormous growth of the e-commerce sector in the country in recent years, India Post has recently joined hands with the e-retail giants Flipkart, Snapdeal, Amazon. India Postal Department will soon be delivering products of these online companies in every corner of the nation in the near future.
The prospects of collaboration were discussed in a press conference held on Saturday on the occasion of 'mail diwas' during 'National Postal Week'. The machine installed on latest 'Automated Mail Processor Center' was also displayed.
Shri John Samuel, Member of the Postal Service Board informed that the Indian Post will soon convert 1.55 lakh post offices of the country to the high-tec 'Parcel hubs' and an investment of Rs 4.90 crore is being pitched for this plan.
“India Post will play a major role in e-commerce industry and would be using latest machines. It would be transforming according to the needs of the world,” he further added.
Chief Post Master General Shri Vashumitra stressed that automated mail processing centre built at IGI airport, is important for the modernisation of India Post. He also shared that letter sorting machine, mixed mail sorter machines installed in the centre work quickly. The letters and parcels are sorted out as per the different states and different areas (as per Pincodes).
33,000 letters per hour can be sorted by this machine. He urged the customers as well to write the addresses and pincodes on the letters and parcels correctly, avoid using coloured envelopes, so that there may be no problems in sorting of the letters and parcels.
National Savings Institute is organizing a function on 16 th October, 2014 for launching of Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) in New Delhi. During the function, Department of Posts officials will be awarded for their Outstanding Performance in the field of Small Saving Scheme. For this purpose, nominations has been caled for from each circle
Delhi: Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad spearheaded the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Clean India' drive at the postal department offices on Monday.
He was seen chiding officers and sought explanation on why post offices in Delhi had not been cleaned.
Prasad said, "I picked up the garbage myself today. You must have seen that. I opened the cupboard myself to see the dirt. I hope a message is sent in the entire country after this."
Prasad even warned officers saying, "I can turn up in any post office any time."
The NDA government will kickstart its Swachh Bharat Abhiyan officially on October 2. The initiative is part of Modi's aim to clean up country's public spots by October 2019.
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As communicated vide Secretary (Postal Services Board) D.O. No.87-04/2014-Coordn/O&M dated 29th September, 2014 all the Officers and Staff will come to office by 9.30 AM on 2nd October, 2014 and take pledge at 9.45 AM. The employees are also to voluntarily carry out cleanliness of their office premises from inside and outside.