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DEPARTMENT OF POSTS : KEONJHAR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Objective

         The Department of Posts was set up in India in 1854.The objectives of India post is to provide high quality mail, parcel and related services in India and throughout the world, to be recognized as an efficient and excellent organization exceeding the expectations of the customers, employees and the society to perform the task  by:

  1. Total dedication to understanding and fulfilling customer needs.
  2. Total devotion to providing efficient and reliable services, which the customers consider to be value for money.
  3. Total commitment to providing challenging and rewarding career for every employee.
  4. Total recognition of the responsibilities as a part of the  social, industrial; and commercial life of the country.
  5. Total enthusiasm to be forward looking and innovative in all areas.

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Structure of the Department (District & Downward)

Suprintendent of Post Offices(Divisional head)

  • Assistant Superintended/ Sub-Divisional Inspector(Postal)

*   Overseer(Mails)

  • Head Post Master
*   Sub-Postmaster
*   Branch Postmaster

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 Programme Implementation

i)The Department provides transmission of mails, Money Orders, Savings Banks,
Philately and Life Insurance.
ii)Satellite Money Order Service at Keonjhargarh Head  Office
iii)Speed Post Service at Keonjhargarh Head Office, Barbil Sub-Office and Joda Sub-Office,  Multipurpose Counter at Keonjhargarh Head Office and Barbil Sub-Office, Opening of         Philatelic counter at Keonjhargarh Head Office ,Mass mailing facilities at Keonjhargarh       Head Office and Sub-Post Offices.

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Process of Interaction With Public.

For opening of Savings accounts/ purchasing of Savings cash Certificates-contact concerned Postmaster/Sub-Post masters.
For opening of Postal Life Insurance Policy:- Contact Development Officer, P.L.I. through Postmaster, Keonjhargarh Head Office or any Sub-Postmaster.
For more details:- Contact Superintendent of Post Offices, Keonjhar-Phone- 53956    
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Asst.Superintendent (Hqrs),Keonjhar-Phone-55485
Asst.Superintendent of Posts,I/C,Keonjhar(East)-Sub-Division, Keonjhargarh- Phone-55467
Sub-Divisional Inspector(Postal)Keonjhar(West)Sub-Div.,Keonjhargarh Phone-53910
Sub-Divisional Inspector(Postal),Anandapur,Phone-20261
Sub-Divisional Inspector(Postal),Champua,Phone-40207
Sub-Divisional Inspector (Postal),Ghatagaon,Phone-2330

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Internal Grievance Redressal System of the Department.

          Complaint books are provided in all post offices. Besides, a grievance cell is functioning in the office of the Superintendent of Post Offices, Keonjhar. Complaints relating to money order, registration and savings banks etc.are settled. One Inspector (Public grievance) is there for early settlement of complaints under the Supervision of Supt. of Post Offices and Asst. Supt.(Head Quarters).

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Future Prospectives

          The Department took up modernization and cumputerisation of the Postal system which inter-alia aimed at upgrading operational equipment in post offices, providing a friendly ambience for the users, improving and upgrading the quality of service, meeting the emerging need of the customers and developing and providing new value added services and products such.

              *    Hybrid Mail Service.
           *  Corporate Money Order Service.

     Automatic Integrated Mail Processing system.

               Electronic Franking Machines at counters.

Inland Postal Rates (w.e.f. 26.05.99) 

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Postal Article /Item

Description

Postal Rates (in Rs.)

1 Post Card
Single
Reply
Printed
Competition
0.25
0.50
2.00
4.00
2 Letter Cards For a letter card

2.00

3 Letter For every 20 gms. or part thereof

3.00

4 Book Packets & pattern and sample packets
For the first 50 gms. or part thereof.
For every additional 50 gms. or part thereof.

2.00

3.00

5 Printed Books For every 100 gms. or part thereof.

0.50

6 Book packets containing periodicals
For every 100 gms. or part thereof.
For every additional 50 gms. or part thereof
1.00

2.00

7 Registered News papers (Single copy)
For a wt. not exceeding 50 gms.
For a wt. Exceeding 50 gms.
But not exceeding 100 gms.
For every addl. 100 gms. or fraction thereof.

0.15

0.25

0.10

8 Registered News papers (more than one copy)
For a wt. not exceeding 100 gms.
For every addl. 100 gms. or fraction thereof.

0.25

0.10

9 Parcels
For the first 500 gms. or part thereof.
For every addl. 500 gms. or part thereof in excess of 500 gms.

12.00

15.00

10 Blind literature packets. These are exempted from payment of postage, fee for registration and acknowledgement. However, air surcharge will be levied wherever necessary.

 

11 Registration
Fee for registration
Concessional registration Fee for VP packets containing printed books the cost of which is Rs. 50/- or less
14.00

1.25

12 Insurance
Where the value of Insurance does not exceed Rs. 200/-
For every addl. Rs. 100/- or fraction thereof.

10.00

6.00

13 Acknowledgement Fee for an acknowledgement

2.00

14 Fee for Attested copy of Addressee’s Receipt.
Per Article.
For Blind Literature Packets.

Nil.

15 Certificate of Posting. For three undersigned articles

2.00

16 Airmail  Fee for all second class articles.
For first 50 grams of fraction thereof.
For every additional 50 grams or fraction thereof

1.00

0.50

17 Late Fee.
For each unregistered article.
For each registered article.

1.00

2.00

18 Value Payable Posting Fee.
Not exceeding Rs.20/-
Exceeding Rs.20/- but not exceeding Rs.50/-
Exceeding Rs.50/-
2.00
3.00
5.00
19 Inquiry Fee. Per V.P. article

0.50

20 Demurrage Charges on VP Articles.
For Parcels (per day)
For other articles(per day)
2.00
1.00
21 Home delivery charges. For each parcel including VP parcels weighing more then 5 Kgs.

5.00

22 Recall of Postal Articles. Fee for each article

4.00

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Other Articles/ Rates
23. Money order (Rs.1/- to Rs.5000/-)
      Commission for every remittance of  Rs.20/- or part thereof                1.00
      Price of Money Order Form                                                            0.25
 
24. Supplementary Charge on Telegraphic Money Order.
      Up to Rs.50/-                                                                             2.00
      Above Rs.50/- and up to Rs.200/-                                                  3.00
      Above Rs.200/-                                                                          5.00
 
25. Speed Post Money Order          Ordinary M.O. Commission + Rs.5/-
      (Rs.1/- to Rs.5000/-)                    as Speed post charges.
     
26. Family Allotment Money Order  Commission is @ 6% on the total value.
      (Rs.1/- to Rs.5000/-)                      
     
27. Express Money Order.                   Commission same as Ordinary Money
       (Rs.300/- to Rs.5000/-)                Order.
    
28. Indian Postal Orders.                                 
       Denomination                                        Commission
       Rs.1/-,Rs.2/-,Rs.5/-,Rs.7/- & Rs.10/-              1.00
       Rs.20/-                                                      2.00
       Rs.50/-                                                      5.00
       Rs.100/-                                                    10.00
 
29. International Reply Coupon.                    Selling Price                       41.00
      Exchange Value(In postage Stamps) .15/-
 
30. Fee for issue of   Identification Cards.
(To be affixed in the form of Postage Stamps(Valid for 3 years.)                 6.00
 
31. Franking Machines
                       Licence Fee                               375.00
           Renewal to be done every 5 years.
 
 
32.  Rent for Post Boxes and Post Bags.
 

 

For One financial Year (1st April – 31st March)

For three calendar months or part thereof.

Post Box or Post Bag, if taken separately.

Rs.150.00

Rs.50.00

Post Box & Post Bag Combined together with the same or different number.

Rs.250.00

Rs.80.00

33.  Business Reply Post Card or Envelope.

Permit applied during

Fees.

1st April to 30th June.

200.00

1st  July to 30th September.

150.00

1st October to 31st December

100.00

1st January to 31st March

50.00

 Handling charges for delivery of Business Reply Post Cards or Envelopes in addition to postage per article.                    Rs.0.50

 34.  Speed Post(Domestic). 

Weight

Local

Within 300 Km

Within 500 Km

Beyond 500 Km

Up to 500 grams.

15.00

30.00

30.00

45.00

51-200 grams.

15.00

30.00

30.00

45.00

201 – 500 grams.

20.00

40.00

40.00

55.00

Additional 1000 grams or part thereof.

10.00

15.00

15.00

30.00

 Charges for Proof of Delivery are Rs.10.00 only.

 35.  Speed Post (International Documents)

Weight

Within 5000 Km

Beyond 5000 Km

Upto 200 grams.

300.00

400.00

Every Additional 200 grams
Or part thereof up to 1000 grams.

90.00

90.00

Every Additional 500 grams
Or part thereof beyond 1000
Grams.

200.00

200.00

 Rs.50.00 extract is charges in case of all merchandise items.

36.  Express Parcel Post.

Distance

Rate per Kg up to 10 Kg.

Rate per Kg Exceeding 10 Kg.

Minimum tariff.

Local Parcels

10.00

8.00

20.00

Upto 1000 Km

12.00

10.00

24.00

Beyond 1000 Km

20.00

15.00

40.00

The minimum tariff will be that for the weight of a parcel of 2 Kgs irrespective of the weight of the parcel.

37.  Hybrid Mail Service.

Minimum Charge for A4  size or data of 2 Kilobytes or less

20.00

Subsequent 2 kilobytes of data part thereof.

3.00

Data entry charges for one page of A4 size

Nil

Data entry charges for each additional of A4 size

10.00

38.  Mass Mailing Service.

Service

Unregistered.

Registered.

Collection

0.10

0.15

Insertion

0.05

0.10

Franking

0.10

0.20

Gumming.

0.05

0.10

Addressing

0.15

0.15

Special handling

0.05

0.10

Total per article.

0.50

0.80

39.  Foreign Postage Rates Ready Reckoner.(w.e.f. 01.02.1999).

Postal Article & their weight.

Pakistan, Bangaldesh, Nepal & Bhutan.

Asian Pacific Postal Union member countries except Pakistan, Bangaldesh, Nepal & Bhutan.

Universal Postal Union Countries other than those referred to in previous column

 

By surface.

By Air.

By Surface.

By Air.

By Surface

By Air.

Postcard.

4.00

5.00

6.00

8.00

7.00

8.00

Aerogramme

-

7.00

-

8.50

-

8.50

Letter(Up to 20 grams)

7.00

10.00

9.00

15.00

11.00

15.00

Letter(21-40 grams)

10.00

16.00

14.00 24.00

16.00

24.00

Letter(41-50 grams)

10.00

19.00

14.00

28.00

16.00

28.00

Letter(51-60 grams)

16.00

25.00

21.00

41.00

25.00

41.00

Letter (61-80 grams)

16.00

31.00

21.00

45.00

25.00

45.00

Small packets (upto 100 grams.)

13.00

28.00

17.00

40.00

20.00

40.00

 

Postal Article & their weight.

Nepal &

Bhutan.

Bangaladesh

Pakistan. Asian Pacific Postal Union member countries except Pakistan,Bangaldesh, Nepal & Bhutan. Universal Postal Union Countries other than those referred to in previous column.
  By surface By Air By surface By Air By surface By Air By surface. By Air By surface By Air
Printed papers upto 20 grams. 0.50 3.50 1.00 4.00 2.00 5.00 3.00 8.00 4.00 8.00
Registered Newspapers uoto 20 grams. 0.15 3.15 0.65 3.65 1.00 4.00 2.00 6.00 2.00 6.00

 

Registration charges.               Rs.15.00 per article.

Acknowledgement Charges.       Rs.10.00 per article.

Blind literature packets to all Foreign Countries shall be exempted from postage.

Note–01:-Asian Pacific Postal Union Countries:-

Afganistan, Australia, Brunei, Cambodia, China(People Republic). Fiji, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Korea (Republic), Laos (Republic), Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nauru, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Solomon Island, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.

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