Candidates who want to make their career in Postal Department should keep themselves aware. The official notification of the Postal Department of India can be released anytime soon. It has been set that coming days can see the recruitment of around 55,000 Gramin Dak Sevak and Post Master.
However, there is no update on any official website but the Secretary of Department of Posts, B V Sudhakar recently announced that the recruitment process would be start soon and software required for the online application process is under maintenance. He also said the recruitment process would be completed by the November 2016.
This would be a great opportunity for many unemployed people this year, as this would be the biggest recruitment procedure considering the total number of posts. Interested people should buckle up themselves for this job.
There will be two categories of jobs for which the eligibility criteria is also different. To apply for the branch postmaster in Indian Post office, a candidate should have passed class 10th exam while to apply for the post of delivery boy, a candidate should have passed class 8th Job.
The Indian Postal Department comes under the Ministry of Telecommunication and Information Technology. Presently, India has a total of 1,54,866 post offices where communication, parcel, EMS, delivery and other services are done.
The department has also initiated other projects like post payment banks and installment of solar power. Post Payment Banks to widen financial inclusion of the country will provide services like Direct Benefit Transfers. A total of 650 branches is proposed to be installed by May 2017.
In the other initiative, around 4,000 Indian Post office will get solar power for power backups. It is estimated that it can save around 17 lakh rupees of electricity bills. Even though the age of letters has gone away for which Indian Post offices were mostly used, the new schemes are making it alive and contributing to the employment of the Indian society.