Number of post offices operational in the country

Operational post offices in the country

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS
DEPARTMENT OF POSTS

LOK SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 225

TO BE ANSWERED ON 7TH DECEMBER, 2022

OPERATIONAL POST OFFICES IN THE COUNTRY

  1. MS. MIMI CHAKRABORTY:

Will the Minister of COMMUNICATIONS be pleased to state:

(a) the State-wise details of the number of post offices operational in the country;

(b) the State-wise details of the number of post-offices that are closed down during the last five years in the country;

(c) the number of employees working in postal department in the country;

(d) whether the Government has taken any effective step to use the existing infrastructure and land belonging to postal department under PPP model and if so, the details thereof; and

(e) the details of the total asset of postal department in the country, State-wise?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE FOR COMMUNICATIONS (SHRI DEVUSINH CHAUHAN)

(a) The Postal Circle-wise details (including all States and Union Territories) of the number of post offices operational in the country are enclosed as Annexure-I.

(b) The Postal Circle- wise details (including all States and Union Territories) of the number of post offices closed down during the last five-years in the country are enclosed as Annexure-II.

(c) The total number of employees working in Postal Department is 4,00,909, which includes 2,37,978 Gramin Dak Sevaks.

(d) There is no proposal to use the existing infrastructure and land belonging to Postal Department under Public – Private Partnership (PPP) model.

(e) The details of the total assets belonging to Postal Department in the country, Postal Circle – wise (including all States and Union Territories), are enclosed as Annexure-III.

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