- Veröffentlicht: 05. Januar 2016
The communications and IT ministry is about to a launch a slew of schemes on December 28 that will search to digitally join rural post offices throughout the nation and allow core banking amenities at 12,000 different post offices.
The ministry will additionally announce a programme to arrange over 1,000 ATMs in three months for the comfort of post workplace financial savings financial institution clients.
Communications and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad will launch the schemes to mark the ‘Good Governance Day’.
The formidable undertaking to digitise all transactions made by postmen in rural India will embrace equipping department postmasters with photo voltaic powered, biometric hand-held units.
It will be launched at three pilot circles in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Rajasthan. A senior authorities official informed ET that the Good Governance Day will therefore be a important date for the federal government to measure its success in digitising governance and for setting new digitisation objectives. The official stated the federal government’s try and mark the day on December 25 final yr had turn out to be controversial and it was thus determined to shift it to December 28. “By March 2017, 1.30 lakh hand-held units will be made obtainable throughout rural department offices. This instrument will revolutionise lives of individuals throughout villages,” the official stated.
Booking and supply of Speed Post, registered mail, cash orders, sale of stamps and postal stationary will be carried out via these units and paper receipts will be generated instantaneously, the official stated. “All monetary transactions shall even be reconciled instantly and money on supply quantity collected within the village will be instantly credited to the account of e-commerce firm,” the official stated.
These units will additionally facilitate biometric authentication of social safety beneficiaries on the time of pay-out, “decreasing leakage within the scheme”, the official stated.
The postal division has clocked income of Rs 980 crore in 2015 by way of money on supply and the determine is more likely to cross Rs 1,500 crore by the top of the present monetary yr, the official stated. The postal division has additionally arrange fifty seven built-in state-ofthe-artwork parcel centres for reserving, processing and supply of ecommerce parcels.
The official stated the postal division has this yr provided greater than fifty seven,000 insurance policies beneath the PM Suraksha Bima Yojana, PM Jeevan Jyoti Yojana and Atal Pension Yojana to post workplace financial savings checking account Times of India
Quelle/Source: Bharat Press, 26.12.2015