CCEA approves computerization, networking of post offices

February 11th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) today approved a proposal of the Department of Posts for the computerization and networking of post offices, divisional offices, sub divisional offices.
By the end of the financial year 2009-2010, all post offices excluding single handed and the Gramin Dak Sewak post offices will be computerized and networked.
All administrative offices up to sub divisional office will be computerized. This includes 6915 post offices, 2222 administrative offices and 23 accounts offices of the Department of Posts.
Computerization of post offices will create an enabling environment for enhancing track and trace and other web based services.
It also reduced paper work, particularly in Administrative and Accounts Offices improving the decision making and Management Information system.
It will made post offices more effective. It will improve the efficiency of the Head Post Offices as more accounts will reach these offices through electronic means and hence make transactions faster reliable and data accessible to the customers. (ANI)

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