NEW DELHI: Considering the rapid growth of e-commerce business in the country in the recent past, the Department of Posts, through Delhi Postal Circle has taken up a project to establish the e-commerce Centre at Safdarjang, New Delhi.
This processing centre will handle exclusively all the e-commerce business with the state of the art technology driven facility for quick and smooth operation starting from booking till dispatch from the centre.
The Centre is equipped with modern technology and newly introduced conveyor belt where parcels get sorted with the help of conveyor belt. As a result, the e-Commerce Centre is now capable of handling 30000 parcels/articles per day. The parcels are collected from the e-commerce customers, processed & dispatched within 24 hours to respective destination through quickest available flight/train, as the case may be.
The leading e-commerce customers, viz: Amazon, Paytm, Yepme, Snapdeal, etc are already availing the benefits of fast, reliable and safe processing of their e-commerce parcels at the newly established e-commerce Centre at Safdarjang in New Delhi.
The e-commerce Centre at Safdarjang, New Delhi is to be dedicated to the Nation by Ravi Shankar Prasad, Hon’ble Minister of Communications & Information Technology on 11th May 2015
India Post Mobile App is also launched by the Hon’ble Minister of Communications & Information Technology on the occasion.This is an android based application developed by Centre for Excellence in Postal Technology (CEPT), Mysore. The application includes features like real time tracking of accountable articles, Post Office search, Postage calculator, etc through Mobile Phone.
(The report first appeared with Press Information Bureau)