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Journey Of Indian Post Office

Journey Of Indian Post Office

Year � Work
1766 � Establishment of first Indian Postal system by Lord Clive in India.
1774 � Establishment of first G.P.O. in Kolkata by Warren Hastings.
1786 � Establishment of Madras G.P.O.
1793 � Establishment of G.P.O. at Mumbai
1854 � On October 1, 1854, Indian Post Office was recognised as of national importance and was brought under the authority of Director-General. Year 2004 was celebrated as a 150th year of the Indian Post Office. The establishment of the deptt. of Post Office is to be considered from this very year.
1863 � Railway Mail Service (R.M.S.) was started.
1873 � Sale of engraving envelopes was started
1876 � India started Parcel Postal Unit.
1877 � Started of V.P.P.
1879 � Post Card was started.
1880 � Money-order Service was started.
1911 � First airmail was sent from Allahabad to Naini.
1935 � Indian Postal Order was started.
1972 � Pincode was started.
1984 � Postal life insurance was started.
1985 � Post and telephone departments were separated.
1986 � Speed Post Service was started.
1990 � At Mumbai and Chennai, two automatic postal edition Centres were started.
1995 � Rural Postal Insurance was started.
1996 � Media Postal Service was started.
1997 � Business Postal Service was started.
1998 � Satellite Postal Service was started.
1999 � Data Dak and Express Dak Services were started.
2000 � Greeting Post Service was started.
2001 � Electronic fund transfer service was started.
3rd Jan. 2002 � Track and Tax Service based on internet was started.
5th Sep. 2003 � Bill mail Service was started.
30th Jan. 2004 � Beginning of E Postal Service.
10th Aug. 2004 � Logestice Post Service was started.





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