India Post is celebrating National Postal Week from 9th to 15th October, 2014. As part of National Postal Week, Department is celebrating Business Development Day on 14th Oct 2014. On this occasion Department of Post, B D Directorate signed MOU with Snapdeal.com & shopclues.com. Mr. Vijay Ajmera, Sr. Vice President (Finance) Snapdeal.com said that they are happy to choose Department of Post as their delivering partner and this partnership will provide their e-commerce business a wider reach and network. With 1.50 lakh post offices all over India, Department of Post can deliver products and parcels in any part of the country.
In tune with the emerging e-Commerce market, parcel product has been revamped & Cash on Delivery (CoD) facility has been introduced. State-of-the-art Parcel centres are also being set up across the country. Department is also developing exclusive Parcel Network to cater the needs of e-Commerce companies.
Department is well aware about the changing needs of the customers and has introduced products like Speed Post, Express/Business Parcel, Business Post, ePost, Money Remittance services etc. Utilizing its vast network, India Post offers bill collection under e-Payment and retails third party products from its Post Offices.
India Post is in the process of inducting new-age technology through an enterprise wide IT Project, at an approximate cost of Rs. 4909 crores, which will bring in electronic connectivity and capability across 1.5 lakhs Post Offices for seamless delivery of all mail & financial services.