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Sunday, November 4, 2012

Postal/ Sorting Assistants Recruitment Test

Know about ‘India Post’- Useful for Postal/Sorting Assistant Recruitment Examination
For providing postal services, the whole country has been divided into 22 Postal circles. Each circle is co-terminous with a State except for Gujarat Circle ( which also administers Union Territories of Daman & Diu, and Dadra & Nagar Haveli), Kerala Circle ( which include the Union Territory of Lakshadweep), Maharashtra Circle( Which has its jurisdiction the state of Goa), North East Circle ( which comprises six North Eastern States – Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland & Tripura), Punjab Circle( which has the jurisdiction of Union Territory Chandigarh), and Tamil Nadu Circle( which also administers the Union Territory of Pondicherry). Each of these circles is headed by a Pr. Chief Postmaster General or Chief Postmaster General. Each circle is further divided into Regions comprising field units, called Divisions (Postal/ RMS Divisions). Each region is headed by a Postmaster General. In the Circle and Regions there are other functional units like Circle Stamp Depots, Postal Stores Depots and Mail Motor services etc.
Besides these 22 circles, there is another Circle, called Base Circle, to cater to the Postal Communication needs of the Armed Forces. The base Circle is headed by an Additional Director General, Army Postal Service in the rank of a Major General. The officer cadre of the Army Postal Service comprises officers on deputation from the Civil Posts. Seventy five percent of the other ranks of the Army Postal Service are also drawn from the Department of Posts and the remaining personnel are recruited by the Army.
Vision & Mission of India Post
· India Post's products and services will be the customer's first choice.
· To sustain its position as the largest postal network in the world touching the lives of every citizen in the country.
· To provide mail parcel, money transfer, banking, insurance and retail services with speed and reliability.
· To provide services to the customers on value-for-money basis.
· To ensure that the employees are proud to be its main strength and serve its customers with a human touch.
· To continue to deliver social security services and to enable last mile connectivity as a Government of India platform.
Core Values
We will maintain our iconic status as a unique and trusted national institution by:
· Always providing the human touch in all our interactions with society
· Being responsive and reliable
· Demonstrating the highest order of integrity, honesty, transparency and professionalism
· Discharging our responsibilities towards the society in an environment of deep trust, mutual respect and a culture of service before self
Strategic Goals
· Achieve the long term goal of financial self-sufficiency by generating surpluses from services (existing & new) outside our universal service obligation
· Develop, implement and operate a system of standards with accountability for performance
· Develop a scalable and flexible technology infrastructure to support our operations
· Be the preferred, trusted and reliable service partner for all customers
· Ensure that India Post acquires all required people capabilities to deliver its chosen services portfolio
· Be the interface between citizens and the government
Courtesy: indiapost.gov.in

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