Postal System In India Important Dates & Years

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  • 1774 - Establishment G.P.O. in Kolkata by Warren Hasting
  • 1766 - Establishment of first indian Postal system in India
  • 1854 - Kolkata,Madras and Mumbai  G.P.O.s Brought under One director General
  • 1863 - Railway Mail Service ( RMS) Was Started
  • 1873 - Sale of engraving envelops was started 
  • 1876 - Started Parcel Postal unit 
  • 1877 - Started of V.P.P
  • 1879 - Post Card Was Started
  • 1880 - Money order Service was started
  • 1911 - First airmail was sent from Allahabad to Naini
  • 1935 - Indian Postal Order was started
  • 1972 - Pin code was started
  • 1984 - Postal life Insurance was started
  • 1985 - Post and Telephone department were separated
  • 1986 - Speed post service was started
  • 1990 - At Mumbai and Chennai,two automatic postal edition centers were started
  • 1995 - Rural Postal Insurance was started
  • 1996 - Media Postal Service was started
  • 1997 - Business Postal Service Was Started
  • 1998-  Satellite Postal Service Was Started
  • 1999 - Data Dak and Express Dak Services Were Started
  • 2000 - Greeting Post Service was started
  • 2001 - Electronic fund transfer service was started
  • 3rd January 2002-  Track and Tax Service based on internet was started
  • 5th September 2003 - Bill Mail service was started
  • 30th January 2004 - Beginning of E postal Service
  • 10th August 2004 - Logistics post service was started
  • 2004 - 150th Year of Postal Department Celebrated

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