Sunday, October 11, 2015

Special Cover on Digital India Post – 9th October 2015.

World Post Day is celebrated each year on 9th October, to commemorate the establishment of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) in 1874 in the Swiss capital, Berne. It was declared as World Post Day by the UPU Congress held in Tokyo, Japan, in 1969 and since then, it is celebrated all over the world to highlight the importance of the postal services.
India Post is celebrating National Postal Week from 9th to 15th October, 2014. The purpose of World Post Day is to create awareness about the role of the postal sector in the lives of people and business and its contribution to the social and economic development of the country. Department of Posts has actively entered into the digital era through counter mechanization and an IT modernization project that aims to connect all post offices across the country and this year the theme of celebration of World Post Day and National Postal Week is Digital India Post.
On the occasion of World Post Day a Special Cover on ‘Digital India Post’ was released at Mumbai on 9th October 2015.

L to R : Shri P.N.Rajnit Kumar PMG Mumbai Region, Shri A.K. Dash CPMG Maharashtra, Chief Guest of the function Ms V. K. Tahilramani Chief Justice, Shri V. K. Gupta PMG (Mails and BD) and Shri Sahid Rasid DPS (HQ)
 Special Cover on Digital India Post
Image Courtesy: Jigar Desai, Mumbai

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