Saturday, May 7, 2016

Rafi Ahmed Kidwai National Postal Academy (RAKNPA) : Apex training institute of the Department of Posts

Rafi Ahmed Kidwai National Postal Academy (RAKNPA), is the apex training institute of the Department of Posts. Earlier It was known as Postal Staff College India. It is a Central Training Institute, and has the primary role of training and grooming the young officers who get recruited to the Indian Postal Service. It also conducts various in service training programmes on Postal Management for Postal Service officers in India and other foreign Postal Administrations. In addition, it organise several workshops, seminars, and off-campus programmes on a variety of professional subjects. With state of the art training infrastructure facilities and a serene, verdant campus, the RAKNPA Academy offers a great opportunity for acquiring professional expertise as well as soft skills so important for becoming an effective leader. It's goal is to make the officers of the department of Posts professionally competent to handle the ever changing communications market. The Academy has State of the Art training infrastructure. Also, excellent recreational facilities are available within the campus of the Academy. Drawing strength from the experience of in house and external faculty, the Academy strives to make learning an enjoyable experience.

Training is given in the Training Block located inside the Campus. Distance between the hostel & training block is just about 100 meters. The lecture halls and the computer labs are all located  on the second floor of the building. The RAKNPA Academy has 3 well equipped lecture halls, 3 computer labs, 3 syndicate rooms and one audio visual room. 

The Indian Postal Service is a vibrant service with 460+ Officers, who form a cohesive unit with warmth and mutual respect. It is one of the oldest service in India, created in 1854 during British Regime.  

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee interacting with Probationers of Indian Postal Service (2015 Batch) from Rafi Ahmed Kidwai National Postal Academy, RAKNPA, Ghaziabad

Rafi Ahmed Kidwai National Postal Academy, RAKNPA, Ghaziabad is having a rich collection of Books and Magazines in Library. It,s also having a collection of Books written by Postal Service Officers including India Post : 150 Glorious Years by Krishna Kumar Yadav. 

Rafi Ahmed Kidwai National Postal Academy RAKNPA, Ghaziabad is situated by the side of the Advanced Level Telecom Training Centre (ALTTC) on Raispur Road. It is near the District Hospital, Sanjay Nagar. The most popular locality nearby is Sector 23 of Raj Nagar. If coming by a taxi or auto, the participants should ask for “Postal Staff College” (RAKNPA’s previous name) near ALT Centre and then take Raispur Road to reach RAKNPA.

The Academy also has one multipurpose hall / auditorium, library, mess, hostel, Gym, indoor and outdoor sports facilities, post office, EPABX, etc

Officers Hostel at Rafi Ahmed Kidwai National Postal Academy (RAKNPA), Ghaziabad.

Special Cover released on 3rd Academy Day of Rafi Ahmed Kidwai National Postal Academy ((RAKNPA),Ghaziabad on 18 February, 2016


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