INDIA POST

  • Task Force on India Post to submit report by year-end: Centre October 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Task Force set up by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to leverage post office's network in the country in a bid to enhance the role of India Posts in the financial inclusion, among others, will submit its report by the end of this year, a top government official...
  • India Post suited to be payment bank: Financial Ministry September 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Lack of credit disbursing experience makes the postal department with its vast network of offices around the country better suited to be run as a payment bank and not as a full-fledged universal bank, a top Finance Ministry official said on Monday. "The Department of Posts may be considered...
  • India Post commemorative postage stamps now available on Snapdeal August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Philately enthusiasts rejoice. Commemorative postage stamp collections from India Post are now available for online purchase through ecommerce site Snapdeal. The philately collectibles from India Post put on sale on the site include the ones issued to mark Sachin Tendulkar's 200th Test match, FIFA World Cup 2014 and...
  • Change India: Ideas on setting up new 'Payments Banks' May 31, 2014

    In this episode of the 'Change India: Experiments with Big Ideas' series, we discuss the idea of setting up new 'Payments Banks' which is a joint venture of Aadhaar and India Post. ...
  • Change India: Will linking Aadhaar, India Post revolutionise banking? April 19, 2014

    In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Network 18's latest campaign is on 'Change India - Agenda for the next PM'. In today's show, we discuss idea of setting up new payment bank, which is currently a joint venture between Aadhaar. The big idea for that could...
  • Infosys partners with India Post for online services March 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Infosys has partnered with India Post for developing a service delivery platform that will allow more than 1,30,000 rural post offices to offer online services. The platform will also connect and manage more than 130,000 handheld devices used by rural postal workers for distribution of social benefits under the...
  • India Post launches ePost Office March 10, 2011

    New Delhi: Communications Minister Kapil Sibal launched the 'ePost Office' the ecommerce portal of India Post which will provide postal transaction and tracking facilities to customers online, a statement said. The portal will enable the customers to transact postal business any time and from anywhere using debit or credit cards. "In...
  • India Post releases stamps on six actresses February 14, 2011

    New Delhi: A set of six stamps on six legendary actresses of Indian cinema has been released at the world philatelic exhibition here. The actresses who have been honoured are Meena Kumari, Nutan, Kanan Devi, Devika Rani, Leela Naidu and Savitri Devi. The stamps were released by Minister of State for...
  • 1st Children's Day 'stamp boy' honoured November 15, 2007

    New Delhi: The India post releases stamps on Childrens Day every year. This year however, on their 50th anniversary, they had an unusual guest. It all started in the year 1957 on the occasion of Chiodrens Day itself to depict an important aspect of child development and nutrition that eightyearold...