- Dept. of Posts to open 1,000 ATMs this year
The Department of Posts has plans to set up 3,000 ATMs out of which 1,000 will be installed by the year-end, said DoP Secretary P. Gopinath. She was speaking at the inauguration of DLF Qutub Enclave Phase-I Post Office.
Addressing the gathering, Ms. Gopinath informed about the ambitious IT Modernisation Project, where in all services provided to the Post Office will be available on an IT-based platform. The financial services including Post Office Savings Bank and Postal Life Insurance will become online. The Core Banking Solution (CBS) implementation is already under progress and day-by-day post offices are being migrated to new CBS Platform. She informed that CBS has already been rolled out in 27 post offices in six States — Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.
Ms. Kalpana Tewari, Member Planning, Postal Services Board, told the gathering about the initiatives of the DoP for providing adequate infrastructure in Gurgaon. She said Gurgaon was the most developing city of the National Capital Region and the department was committed to providing better postal facility in the area.