Saturday, June 15, 2013

Post offices set for major revamp, minister says

The Department of Posts has sanctioned Rs 4,700 crore for modernization of 1.55 lakh post offices, she said here.Under the project, a provision of Rs 1,500 crore has been made to install computers in rural post offices, Kruparani said.To overcome the delay in providing services, the Union government has embarked on a massive drive to upgrade postal infrastructure, Kruparani said.
The Minister was speaking after inaugurating the first all-women post office (Mahila Dak Ghar) in Andhra Pradesh which has come up in this port city.
source:Times of India.