C’garh Postal Deptt to aware people about national communication system

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 10 Oct 2017 10:10:49


Staff Reporter,


Chhattisgarh Postal Department week-long National Postal Week as per guidelines issues by India Post has commencedfrom October 9 to October 14. The initiative has been taken to generate awareness about its contribution to the national communication system in the public and the media.

As part of National Postal Week, the Department of Posts will celebrate Savings Bank Day, Mail Day, Philately Day, Business Development Day and Postal Life Insurance Day to focus on
various services provided by the department.

‘Commemorating an event like this becomes even more important in contemporary times where needs of consumers are fast changing with the advent of technology, Department has geared-up requirements and hence introduced services like speed post, business post, e-post  and others’, said Chief Post Master General Dr Sarita Singh.
She further added that while endeavouring to utilize the space of e-commerce by setting up parcel services in collaboration with e-commerce companies.

The itinerary of the National Postal Day proceedings is as
following-October 9 –World Post Day inauguration, October 10 – Savings Bank Day, October- 11- Postal Life Insurance Day, October 12 – Philately Day , October 13 – Business Development Day and October 14 – Mail Day.

Kavadkar said that the activities coincide with World Post Day, which will be observed on October 9th to mark the founding of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) in 1874 in Berne, the Swiss capital.