J&K Postal Circle launches project DARPAN

JK News Today

Jammu, Janusry 3:

Jammu and Kashmir Circle of Postal Department organized an event to felicitate the valued customers of speed post and parcels. On this occasion PROJECT DARPAN (Digital Advancement of Rural Post Office for a New India) was also rolled out in Branch Post Offices of Kathua ,Miran Sahib and Akhnoor areas.

The most valued customers of Speed Post and Parcels were felicitated and honored by the Chief Guest Dr Mandeep K Bhandari, IAS Divisional Commissioner Jammu in the presence of Chief Postmaster General, J&K Circle Sanjay Sharan, other senior officers and distinguished guests.

Speaking on the occasion, CPMG J&K Circle informed the gathering about the DARPAN project which is aimed to improve the quality of service, add value to services and achieve “ financial inclusion “ of unbanked rural population while also taking advantage to the opportunity to increase rural business. This is done by providing each Branch Postmaster with low power Technology solution (ICT) device to allow Branch Post Offices to offer online financial transaction. He further stated that, as on date, 416 Branch Post offices have been rolled out in Srinagar, Jammu and Udhampur Postal Divisions. The process of rollout of Baramulla and Rajouri Postal divisions will commence on 03-Jan-2018.

Chief Postmaster General also acknowledged the support extended by the speed post and parcel customers which include Government Departments , PSUs, Banks, Businessmen etc for using  Speed Post and Parcel services offered by Department of Posts for their mailing requirements  and expressed hope  that many more customers will decide  to use the fast,  economical and reliable mailing  solutions  provided by DOP.

Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Guest (Dr Mandeep K Bhandari) Divisional Commissioner Jammu congratulated the Speed Post and Parcel Customers who were felicitated and expressed his happiness on various efforts being made by Department of Posts to diversify its services offerings and to come out with technologically innovative products and services to serve the rural population in particulars and the nation as a whole.

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