Sunday, 7 April 2013

Postal organisation in India

            The  India  Post  Organized postal system in India started in 1837

                First postal stamp for issued in Karachi in 1852 and first
               postal department came into existence in 1854.

                Facility of money order was introduced in 1880.

                Post office banking service was started in 1882
                PIN codes system was introduced in 1972.

                Speed post service came into existence in 1986.

            This facility was introduces for the people who want to deliver the mail as quickly as possible. This service delivers mail in a definite time frame with money back guarantee for service defect.

            World’s first official flight carrying mails took place only in India on February 18, 1911. This journey took 27 minutes and covered 18 kilometers

           This journey was made to support the charity named Holy Trinity Church

          The Government of India decided that a weekly off should be given to every P & T employee to give rest and relaxation to them, vide Postal Notice No.10 dated 26th April 1950
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