Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Postman working as mobile ATM in lockdown : Providing money withdrawal service in Kitchens, Farms & boats also

In lockdown due to Corona Pandemic, the Department of Posts is reaching to more than 80 thousand people in villages and remote areas of Uttar Pradesh every day. Chief Postmaster General of Uttar Pradesh, Mr. Kaushalendra Kumar Sinha stated that the Postmen and Gramin Dak Sevaks in rural areas have disbursed more than Rs 140 Crore amount to the needy persons through Aadhaar Enabled Payment System. By this facility of the Postal Department, the State government of Uttar Pradesh has also got a lot of ease. With this service, beneficiaries of social security schemes are able to withdraw money at their doorstep through Postmen. 
Mr. Sinha said that this initiative of the Postal department is benefitting the Old, Disabled, Patients, poor, farmers and laborers. This initiative of India Post has also praised by the Union Communications Minister Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad on twitter.
Director Postal Services, Lucknow Headquarter Region, Mr. Krishna Kumar Yadav told that  Postmen are facilitating withdrawal of money from bank accounts through AEPS from the kitchen to the farms, from the streets of villages to the boat in the rivers. In coordination with District Administration peoples are being facilitated to withdraw money by organizing camps in various Schools and Panchayat buildings. Mr. Yadav said that in this phase of the epidemic, Postal employees are working with full dedication with observing precautions and proper social distancing.

Director Postal Services, Mr. Krishna Kumar Yadav, said that upto Rs. 10,000 can be withdrawn by a person from his Aadhaar linked bank account through micro ATM available with Postmen. There is no charge of any kind for this service.

No need to worry in lockdown: Post Office providing money withdrawal from any bank at door step without any charge

People withdraw Rs.140 Crore DBT amount from other banks through Post office at their door step during lock down in Uttar Pradesh

Postman working as mobile ATM in lockdown : Providing money withdrawal service in Kitchens, Farms & boats also

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