Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Rakhi offer: Postal department offers discount on gold coins

After introducing water proof and designer envelopes and special arrangements for booking and delivery of Rakhi, the postal department has offered a special discount on purchase of gold coins.

Director postal services, Allahabad Region, Krishna Kumar Yadav said on Raksha Bandhan, a special discount of 6.5% will be given on purchase of gold coins from identified post offces. These coins have unique logo of India Post with purity rating 24 carat (99.99%) from Valcambi under Swiss certification. These coins will be available in the identified post offices in the denomination of 0.5 gm, 1 gm, 5 gm, 8 gm, 10 gm, 20 gm and 50 gm for sale. The special offer is only for August 1.

He said 14 post offices in Allahabad region have been identified for sale of gold coins are Allahabad HPO, Allahabad Kutchery HPO, Handia PO, Phulpur PO, Pratapgarh HPO, Mirzapur HPO, Obra PO, Shaktinagar PO, Jaunpur HPO, Ghazipur HPO, Varanasi HPO, Varanasi Cantt HPO, Bhadohi PO and Chandauli PO.

Yadav added that special arrangements have been made for delivery of Rakhi mails on August l and 2. He said instructions have been issued to post offices to make second delivery, if necessary, in addition to the normal delivery.

Courtesy : Times of India, 1st Aug. 2012
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