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Friday, September 27, 2013

Department of Posts Allots Country’s First Customized Pin Code to the Supreme Court of India

Country’s First ‘Locality Based Online Pin Code Search Directory’ also Launched
The Department of Posts, Ministry of Communications & Information Technology, here today allotted a ‘Customized Pin Code’ to the Supreme Court of India. This dedicated Pin Code of the Supreme Court is ‘110 201’. In a function organized in the Supreme Court, Chief Justice of India, Shri Justice P. Sathasivam, received a blowup of this Customized Pin Code from Shri Kapil Sibal, Minister of Communications & Information Technology. The event took place on the occasion that marked the completion of 41 years of the introduction of Pin Code in the country. 

Postal Index Number (PIN) or PIN Code is a 6 digit code of Post Office numbering used by India Post. The PIN was introduced in 1972 in the country. There are 9 PIN regions in the country. The first 8 are geographical regions and the digit 9 is reserved for the Army Postal Service. The first digit indicates one of the regions. The first 2 digits together indicate the sub region or one of the postal circles. The first 3 digits together indicate a sorting / revenue district. The last 3 digits refer to the delivery Post Office. 

The Department of Posts also started a ‘Locality Based Online Pin Code Search Directory’ of Delhi on this occasion. Shri Sibal formally launched it by reading the Launch Message. 
Source : PIB Release, 26 Sept. 2013

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