Came to light when asked for details of Sale of Special Cover, Booklet and Presentation Pack.
Jaipur GPO (General Post Office) faces embezzle in sale of Special Covers, Booklet and Presentation Packs.
GPO sold Special covers, Booklet and Presentation packs of around 12 Lakh and 24 thousand Rs during the year 2007 to 2010. But according to the treasury on 16 March 2012, only 24 thousand has been deposited. The left over Booklets and Sheetlets were deposited 5 months earlier when people complained. Mr. Ullas jain of Jawahar Nagar, when asked for the detail using RTI, no sufficient answer was provided to him. Children’s Day Covers around 300, All India Police Duty Meet Special Covers around 200, Vintage Car Rally Special Covers around 200, Drink Milk around 200, and SchoolPex covers around 400. Each special cover costs around 10 Rs each. Around 1025 Rs. Is deposited in total of around 60,000 items including many more. Asst. Post Master of GPO Mr. Ramesh Chandra Sharma said that complaints have been received for a long time and the appropriate action will be taken.(Translation of the news item published in Dainik Bhaskar 1 July 2012)