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General Profile of the Organisation, Functions and Duties

  1. Administrative Setup at the Department of Posts (DOP) Headquarters

    The Department of Posts comes under Government of India through Ministry of Communications and Information Technology. It has a Minister of Communications and Information Technology and is assisted by two Ministers of State. Secretary to the Government of India in the Department of Posts is the Chief Executive of the Department and also hold the responsibilities of Director General and Chairman of the Postal Services Board (PSB). Postal Service Board is the apex management body of the Department, comprises of Chairman and six Members. The six Members of the Board hold portfolios of Personnel, Operations, Technology, Postal Life Insurance, Human Resource Development (HRD) and Planning functions.

    Shri Jyotiraditya M. Scindia​ is the Minister of Communications.​

    ​Dr. Chandra Sekhar ​Pemmasani​ is the Minister of State for Communications.​

    Ms Vandita Kaul is the Secretary & Chairperson, Postal Services Board to Government of India in the Department of Posts, Ministry of Communications.

    ​​Ms Smita Kumar​  ​Director General in the Department of Posts.

    The Board is assisted by a senior staff officer of the Directorate as Secretary to the Board. Deputy Directors General, Directors and Assistant Directors General provide the necessary functional support for the Board at the Headquarters organization located at Dak Bhavan, New Delhi.

  2. The Postal Service Board at the Headquarters DOP​​​
  3. Administrative Setup at the Postal Circles
  4. Objectives of Department of Posts
  5. Responsibilities of the Department of Posts
  6. Network of the Department of Posts
  7. Postal Services
  8. Mail Operations
  9. Philately
  10. Business Development Activities
  11. Financial Services Division
  12. Information on Postal Life Insurance
  13. International Relations
  14. Customer Care
  15. Concern for the customers
  16. Review of the 10th Plan and targets for the 11th Plan
Last Updated: 19​​ Jun 2024​