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India’s first all women post office opens

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India's first all women post officeAll women post office inaugurated on women's day.


New Delhi. On the occasion of the International Women's Day, the Union Minister of Communications & IT, Kapil Sibal inaugurated India's first all women employees post office at Shastri Bhawan, here today. This office is a Project Arrow office and has three counters. Two counters offer multi-purpose services like booking of Speed Post, registration, sale of IPOs, booking of Money Orders, etc, and one counter is for sale of stamps. All counters of this post office will now be manned by women employees only. The working hours of the post office will be from 9.30 a.m. till 5.30 p.m.

There are 1003 women employees at the operative level in Delhi circle and their percentage in the total work force is about 14 per cent. In the administrative cadres the percentage is 22 per cent. Coincidentally the Junior Engineer (Civil) who is in charge of maintenance of the post office building, the Assistant Superintendent of Post Offices of the Postal Sub Division as well as Senior Superintendent of Post Offices of Delhi Central division who are controlling officers of this post office, are also women.


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