Now send Rakhis to your brothers residing in far-off cities through waterproof designer envelopes without worrying about it being damaged in rain water.
Department of Posts has started sale of Rakhi envelopes through Head Post Offices to provide tamperproof and waterproof packaging solution to the customers for sending Rakhi. Mr. Krishna Kumar Yadav, Director Postal Services, Allahabad Region said that since the Rakhi Festival is celebrated during monsoon season, when the atmosphere is very humid, and paper envelopes may not be able to deliver Rakhi in good condition, these specially designed Rakhi envelopes offer a better option for sisters sending Rakhi to their brothers in distant places across the country.
Mr. Krishna Kumar Yadav told that offered in the dimension of 11 cm x 22 cm these waterproof envelopes are priced at Rs. 7.50 per envelop excluding Postal charges. These designer envelopes are available in different varieties. Special feature of these envelopes is “Peal and Seal” mechanism which does not require use of gums or adhesives.
Director Postal Mr. Krishna Kumar Yadav also informed that special arrangements have been made at Post Offices. For safe and time bound delivery of Rakhi Mail, Special Post Boxes are arranged in the premises of these offices for the purpose. At Allahabad Head Post Office 09 Separate letter boxes are made available for major cities like Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Lucknow and Varanasi to save time in sorting and speed up delivery on time. He further told that if the mail volume increases, additional arrangements will be made for delivery on time.