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Government of India
Ministry of Communications
09-March-2011 18:23 IST
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:

STATE-WISE ABSTRACT OF TOTAL COMPUTERISED

POST OFFICES UPTO 28.02.2011

 

Name of States

Total
Computerized POs

Andhra 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. 

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