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Celebration of National Postal Week


Mumbai: October 8,2010

Every year 9th October World Postal Day is being celebrated.  As a  member of Universal Postal Union,   India Post is celebrating National Postal Week. On the eve of Postal Week,  Mr. Faiz-ur-Rehman, Chief Post Master General, Maharashtra Circle during Meet the Press organized today in Mumbai said that World Postal Day marks the anniversary of the Universal Postal Unionís established an is annually  celebrated  on October 9th. It was declared World  Post Day by the universal postal union. With 191 member countries this specialized agency of the United Nation fulfils and adversory, mediating and liaison role and renders technical assistant were needed.  Giving an information regarding National Postal Week he said,  on 9th world postal day,  on 11th Saving Bank Day, on 12th  Mail Day, on  13th Philatelic Day   on 14th Business Development Day and on 15th PLI Day will be celebrated. Regarding  Hosting World Philatelic  Exhibition he informed,  India Post is hosting World Philatelic Exhibition at New Delhi from 12 to 18th February, 2011.  On the occasion India post has decided to hold sub pre-event activities to generate interest in philatelic  among the Youth and to publicize  the event. On the occasion,  three major contests namely quiz, design a stamp contests and letter writing contests will be organized and attractive prizes to the winner will be given he added. Giving an information  regarding  Godrej chotukool, he said,  only 20% of the population of India use refrigerators.  The entry level refrigerators in India start at cost Rs.7000+. If we can make  a cooling solution affordable, the lives of billion plus non-users will significantly improve, as they can store some milk, vegetables and fruits without spoiling and get a half a dozen bottles of cold water- their daily needs. He said some of them as small shop owners can enhance their daily income by selling cold water and juices, cool paans etc.  In this regard Postal Department having tie-up with Godrej.

 

On iCODE Management System Pvt. Ltd. he informed,  iCODE Management System Pvt. Ltd.,  has come up for better employment opportunities with a unique concept of bridging the gap between employer and employee by  introducing e-Employment through web portal of iCode Management System Pvt. Ltd. at www.icodecity.com which will be available globally for candidates by paying one time nominal cost of Rs.300/- in lieu of purchasing of iCODE Scratch Coupon by candidates through  retail counters of 116 identified Post offices in Maharashtra and Goa States at initial stage, he added.

 

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