Saturday, March 12, 2011

Computerization of Postal Services:

The Government has approved a proposal for the IT Modernization project of Department of Posts to be implemented in a phased manner by 2012-13, subject to availability of funds for improving postal operations. The proposal includes computerization of all non-computerized Post Offices, development of software for various operations of Department of Posts, commissioning of a data centre, provision of network connectivity and implementation of rural technology solution. The number of post offices so far computerized in the country State-wise, is as under:
Name of StatesTotalComputerized POsAndhra Pradesh 855
Assam 631
Bihar 563
Chhatisgarh 167
Delhi 299
Gujrat including Daman & Diu, Dadar &
Nagar Haveli 907
Haryana 305
Himachal Pradesh 275
Jammu & Kashmir 132
Jharkhand 224
Karnataka 871
Kerala including Lakshadeep 1098
Madhya Pradesh 530
Maharashtra including Goa 1344
North East (Manipur, Meghalaya, Tripura,
Nagaland, Mizoram & Arunachal Pradesh 295
Orissa 502
Punjab 518
Rajasthan 559
Tamilnadu including Puduchery 1493
Uttar Pradesh 1510
Uttarakhand 222
West Bengal including Andaman & Nicobar 1115
Total 14415

This information was given by the Minister of State for Communications & Information Technology, Shri Sachin Pilot in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.
PIB release: March 9, 2011

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