Warren Hastings (Governor General of British India from 1773-1784) opened the posts to the public in March 1774. Prior to this the main purpose of the postal system had been to serve the commercial interests of the East India Company.
Who introduced the postal system in India?
Dalhousie introduced uniform postage rates (universal service) and helped to pass the India Post Office Act 1854 which significantly improved upon 1837 Post Office act which had introduced regular post offices in India. It created the position Director General of Post for the whole country.
Who is the father of Indian postal stamp?
More than 300 postage stamps on Gandhiji have been released by many other nations in this world! Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, popularly known as Mahatma Gandhi or Bapu a renowned political figure in India has become the object of worship and inspiration not only for the Indians but for the world all over.
Who is the head of post office in India?
Postal Services Board, Dak Bhawan,New Delhi-110001.
|Shri Alok Sharma||Director General(Posts)||4710|
|Dr. Charles Lobo||Member (Operations)||4713|
|Ms. Smita Kumar||Member (Technology)||4707|
|Sh. Ashok Kumar Poddar||Additional Director General(Coordination)||4712|
Which is the highest post in post office?
They are responsible for running ‘India Post’, the largest postal network in the world which provides services ranging from traditional postal services to banking and e-commerce services.
Indian Postal Service (IPoS) – Grades and Pay Scales.
|Chief Postmaster General||Rs.144200|
Who is the father of post office?
The system was brought to its height during the 16th century under the great Mughal emperor Akbar, with a network of 2,000 miles of post roads. Warren Hastings, Governor General of British India (1773-1784) opened the posts to the public in March 1774.
What is the salary of postmaster?
The salary of a postmaster (BCR) is Rs. 7300/- to Rs. 9800/- per month.
|Post||Pay scale||Grade Pay|