Department of Posts Current Affairs

Department of Posts launches Cool EMS Service between India and Japan

Department of Posts under Ministry of Communications has launched Cool EMS Service between India and Japan. It is one-way service from Japan to India which allows customers in India to import Japanese food items for personal use which is allowed under Indian regulations. Cool EMS Service The Cool EMS Service came into force from March Read More…


Tripartite MoU signed for broadband services to Post Offices

A tripartite Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between BBNL, Department of Posts and BSNL to provide broadband connectivity of BharatNet to Post Offices in rural areas. BSNL would provide broadband services. The infrastructure expenses and the operational expenses would be paid by the Department of Posts. BBNL would facilitate and coordinate the entire project. Read More…


Union Government launches toll free number for postal complaints

The Union Government has launched a toll free number ‘1924’ to registered postal complaints.  The service has been launched Department of Posts (DoP). It was launched after Government had introduced Twitter Sewa for redressal of telecom and postal grievances. Key Facts Initially, the service will be operational for 12 hours on working days between 0800 Read More…


India Post Payments Bank Limited incorporated

The India Post Payments Bank Limited (IPPBL) has received the Certificate of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies, Ministry of Corporate Affairs under the Companies Act 2013. IPPBL would be the first PSU under the Department of Posts (DoP). With the incorporation, the Board of the IPPBL is likely to be constituted soon. Key Facts Read More…


Union Government releases Commemorative Postage Stamps on Swachh Bharat Mission

Union Government has released set of three Commemorative Postage Stamps on Swachh Bharat Mission (Clean India Mission). This set of 3 stamps was released by Union Ministry for Communications & Information Technology and issued by Department of Posts. These stamps were released to in order to achieve the vision of Clean and Healthy India. Department Read More…