India Post entrusted with the Universal Service Obligation of increasing access to basic postal facilities throughout the country. Even though India has the largest postal network in the world, with over 1.55 lakh post offices, including 89% in the rural are, there continues to be a demand for post offices. There is a constant demand from customers to open more post offices especially in newly developing urban agglomerations.
To meet this India post had introduced the franchise scheme through which the counter services are to be franchised, while delivery and transmission will be continued through the Department. The franchisee will provide service across the counter for a minimum defined time schedule with flexibility to work round the clock.
What can be offered by Franchise outlet??
How to Become a Franchisee?
Applicants for franchises would need to submit an application in a prescribed proforma. The selected franchisee will sign a Memorandum of Agreement with the Department .Criteria for selection have been fixed considering the need to select persons with the capacity to manage and market a range of products, along with a sense of the community needs and public aspects of the job, and willingness to accept technological options. For more details Click Here.