‘110 201’: Supreme Court gets country’s first customized pin code
The Department of Posts, Ministry of Communications & Information Technology, allotted a ‘Customized Pin Code’ to the Supreme Court of India. The Pin Code allotted to the Supreme Court is ‘110 201’.
What is a PIN code and how is it used?
Postal Index Number (PIN) or PIN Code is a 6 digit code of Post Office numbering used by India Post. The PIN was introduced on August 15, 1972 in the country. There are 9 PIN regions in the country. The first 8 are geographical regions and the digit 9 is reserved for the Army Postal Service. The first digit of the PIN code indicates the region. The second digit indicates the sub-region, and the third digit indicates the sorting district within the region. The final three digits are assigned to individual post offices.
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