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Last updated on: 29th November 2016.
◕ 8th March 2013, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi.
Union Minister Mr.Kapil Sibal inaugurated the First All Women Employees Post Office of India. The Post Office is called Project Arrow Office. Money Order, Registration, booking of speed post, sale of IPOs, sale of stamps all are available here.
◕ 12th April 2013, Mumbai.
The city's first Mahila Dak Ghar, a post office entirely operated by women staff, was inaugurated on 12th April 2013. The post office is located at New Customs House in South Mumbai.
◕ 1st June, 2013.
The first all-women post office (Mahila Dak Ghar) in Andra Pradesh has come up in Visakhapatnam on 1st June, 2013.
◕ 5th July, 2013, Kerala.
Kerala's first All Women Post Office was inaugurated.
Truly speaking India was aware of postal system since 1540. The great Sher Shah Suri introduced india with postal system.
In modern India first General Post Office opened in in Kolkata on 1774.
The GPO building ( General Post Office) in Mumbai, beside CST ( Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus) was established in 1794 by the then Postmaster General for Bombay Presidency, Charles Elphinstone.
The first postage stamps (Sinde Dawk) in Asia were issued in the Indian district of Scinde in July 1852 by Bartle Frere, chief commissioner of that area.
The Money Order system introduced in India in 1880.
The Pin Code system Started in India on 1972.
First Indian post office outside Indian territory was Dakshin Gangotri in Antarctica. It was in 1983.
The Speed Post service started in India in 1986.
India's first floating post office on Dal lake in Srinagar. It inaugurated on 23rd August, 2011.
Today the Headquarters of Indian postal system is in New Delhi.
Since 1650, England is aware about post office.
According to the British Postal Museum the oldest functioning post office in the world is on High Street in Sanquhar, Scotland. This post office is still functioning since 1712. That time horses and stage coaches were used to carry mail.
The world's first official airmail flight took place in India on 18 February 1911, a journey of 18 kilometres.
◕ Hobby of collecting stamps is called Philately.
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