KALABURAGI, July 22, 2016
The Department of Posts has, for the first time, decided to outsource pick-up, booking and delivery of speed post, registered post, including parcels and business and express parcels and appoint private postal agents on a commission basis. The new scheme will be launched on July 25.
The Senior Superintendent of Post Offices of Kalaburagi Division has said that this is being done in view of the growing e-commerce market and to effectively meet business opportunities for India Post.
The Postal Department has invited applications for outsourcing these services. Application forms are available at the office of the Senior Superintendent of Post Offices in Kalaburagi city. A walk-in interview will be conducted on July 23 for the selection of agents.
The minimum educational qualification for the agents was SSLC pass. Applicants must be computer-literate.
Family members of the serving postal employees are not eligible to take up work in the same division that their relatives were employed in.
Source : http://www.thehindu.com