These days a number of services are being offered through mobile phones. Even the concept of e-governance and Digital India has been simplified with the help of mobile phones. For effective implementation of e-governance it is important that mobile phones are made available to everyone at economic rates. Keeping this in view sale of mobile phones have been started from the Post Offices. In Jodhpur this service was launched by Mr. Krishna Kumar Yadav, Director Postal Services, Rajasthan western Region, Jodhpur.
Briefing about this Mr. Krishna Kumar Yadav, Director Postal Services, Rajasthan western Region, Jodhpur said that under a contract with M/s Pantel Technology Private Ltd., Postal Department has started sale of ‘Penta Bharat Phones’ from Post Offices. These mobile phones are available for Rs. 1999 with a free talk time of 1999 minutes of BSNL. Briefing about features Mr. Yadav said that Other than Bluetooth, Film and file sharing this phone also has FM. This mobile phone also have the features of free memory card, JAVA, Multimedia and games, digital camera, dual sim, dual standby, SMS alerts and torch.
Sale of these mobiles has been started from Jodhpur Head Post office immediately. In other Head Post Offices it will start shortly, said Mr. Yadav.