Hon’ble Minister of Communications & Information Technology Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad today has launched the official Android mobile Application of the Department of Posts POSTINFO.
POSTINFO has been developed by the Centre for Excellence in Postal Technology, Mysore. Anyone can download it from Google App store for free.
With this application, one can easily search post offices, track containers and calculate insurance premium and interest.
Through POSTINFO, customers can track mail items such as Speed Post, Registered Letter, Registered Parcel, Insured Parcel, Business Parcel, Express Parcel and Electronic Money Order. Users are required to enter the articles number to get view the status of the above mentioned type of articles.
To search for nearest post office, users are required to enter first four character of the name of the Post office or Pin code of the office. The application will display a list of matching Post offices with Street address (location), contact details of the Post office (where ever available), the name of the Division and contact details of the Divisional Superintendent (where ever available), details of Regional Postmaster General and the Chief Postmaster General.
POSTINFO will calculate the Postage (tariff) to be paid for all types of articles based on the weight entered by the user. You can get tariff details for mail items such as Ordinary letter, Speed post Domestic, Registered letter, Registered Parcel and Ordinary Registered book packet.
The Department is offering various types of Life Insurance Policies through Postal Life Insurance and Rural Postal Life Insurance. The users can check the premium payable for all the eligible types of Postal or Rural Postal Life insurance Policies on the basis of the input entered. POSTINFO calculator shows the interest rate for each savings scheme such as Sukanya Samriddhi yojaana, Recurring Deposit, Time Deposit, Monthly Income Scheme, Senior Citizen Savings Scheme, National Savings Certificate and Kisan Vikas Patra.
You can download the application Download