Monday, July 6, 2015

A.P circle is one step ahead to launch new Postal innovative products.
A.P Postal circle in tie-up  with SBI to Launch new Swipe debit / Credit cards for Postal purchases. This was launched by the CPMG , A.P circle at Hyderabad 04.07.2015.  The customers pay the postal charges through their ATM cards in selected post offices in A.P circle.  This cash less facility is very useful to the customers. 

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Inclusion of   Aadhaar in Service books of  Employees:-  

Sunday, June 14, 2015

The Staff Selection Commission  (SSC) will hold an examination for Recruitment of Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants, Data Entry Operators and Lower Divisional Clerks : Notification issued: -
(PUBLISHED IN THE EMPLOYMENT NEWS / ROZGAR SAMACHAR DATED 13.06.2015) STAFF SELECTION COMMISSION NOTICE Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination, 2015 Closing Date:13.07.2015 Date of Examination: 01.11.2015 15.11.2015 22.11.2015 “GOVERNMENT STRIVES TO HAVE A WORKFORCE WHICH REFLECTS GENDER BALANCE AND WOMEN CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY” F.No. 3/4/2015-P&P-I. The Staff Selection Commission will hold an examination for Recruitment of Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants, Data Entry Operators and Lower Divisional Clerks on Sundays 01.11.2015, 15.11.2015 and 22.11.2015, the details of which are as under: 1. Pay of the Posts: Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant PB -1(Rs. 5200-20200) Grade Pay 2400 Data Entry Operator : Pay Band-1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay Rs. 2400 Data Entry Operator : Pay Band-1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay Rs. 1900 Lower Division Clerk: Pay Band -1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay Rs. 1900 2.
Vacancies: Tentatively the vacancies for the post of Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant, LDC and DEO are 3523, 2049 and 1006 respectively. 3. Reservation: Reservation for SC/ST/OBC/ExS/PH etc. categories is available.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

India Post is getting ready to sell holy water from the river Godavari sourced during the auspicious Pushkaram period that will last from July 14 to July 25.

As per Hindu traditions, Pushkaram is celebrated at shrines along the banks of 12 major rivers that are considered sacred in India. It is Godavari's turn this year. The celebrations take place annually, once in 12 years along each river, drawing large crowds for the first 12 days, known as Adi Pushkaram, as it is believed that the water turns holy for this duration. It is Godavari's turn this year.

According to India Post, its initiative of selling the Godavari water river for Rs 20 each per 500 ml bottle – branded as God-Jal, a short form of "Godavari Jalam" – is aimed at the aged and those devotees who live far away from the river.

“We are anticipating huge demand for the bottled water and we are not sure if we will be able to fulfil it,” said BV Sudhakar, Chief Post Master General, Andhra Pradesh Circle. “Our capacity to extract water is around 75,000 litres per day and we will only extract it for the limited period when the river water is considered to be holy.”

Apparently, the water will go through an 18-stage purification process which complies with existing standards before being bottled by the ISI-certified purification-and-bottling company Sapphire, which has entered into a business agreement with India Post.

Furthermore, to maintain the sanctity, the whole process will be observed by experts. “The process of extracting water will be video-graphed and our executives will monitor it at all times,” said Sudhakar. “We want to ensure everything goes well because people’s sentiments are attached to it.”

Explaining the rationale behind the idea, Sudhakar said that India Post is committed to delivering goods whatever they are and the holy water is going to be in high demand because of people’s beliefs associated with it.  “Many people believe that this water is medicinal in nature and can heal ailments that one is suffering from so they want to take a bath in it or at the least apply few drops of it on themselves,” he said, adding yet another reason why one might want to buy a few bottles of the holy-water. “It is also believed that this water can wash off all the karma and sins from the past, so any quantity is valuable.”

In order to reach as many people as possible in their one of a kind project, India Post has cast a wide net. Those in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana can simply reach their nearest post offices to place their orders, while others can make use of a nascent e-commerce portal that the department is in the process of setting up to accept orders from around the world.

“We will only charge the speed post fee from wherever you order,” Sudhakar said. “We don’t want to make profit out of this. We are doing it as a service.” If the project goes well, India Post has bigger plans. Sudhakar said that an agreement with the Uttarakhand government is in the works too so that water from Ganga can also be extracted and sold at a large scale.

But this is not all, if things go well, there might be more than just holy water that India Post might end up delivering by taking orders online.   “We are trying to get agreements with many people who have shown interest in selling through our platform,” he said, citing example of All India Radio which wants to make available recordings of famous speeches by personalities such as Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru online. “We are also talking to Tirupati temple to bring their literature online for sale and similarly to the Bible Society.”

However, none of this has to do with religion or beliefs, according to Sudhakar, "We are a business entity," he said. "All these things are products and we just deliver whatever is it that people demand irrespective of sentiments attached with it."


Wednesday, June 3, 2015


A year ago, Telangana—currently India’s youngest state—was born after more than a six-decade-long struggle. Carved out of the south Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, the country’s 29th state consists of 10 districts, and shares Hyderabad as the capital city with its bifurcated half.