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Postal Index Number
A POSTAL INDEX NUMBER or PIN or PINCODE is a code in the post office numbering or post code system used by India Post , the Indian postal administration . The code is six digits long. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Postal zones * 3 PIN numbering * 3.1 Sorting district * 3.2 Service route * 3.3 Delivery office * 4 Delivery system * 5 References * 6 External links HISTORYThe PIN Code system was introduced on 15 August 1972 by Shriram Bhikaji Velankar, an additional secretary in the Union Ministry of Communications. The system was introduced to simplify the manual sorting and delivery of mail by eliminating confusion over incorrect addresses, similar place names and different languages used by the public. POSTAL ZONESThere are nine PIN zones in India, including eight regional zones and one functional zone (for the Indian Army). The first digit of the PIN code indicates the region
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Ujjain
UJJAIN (/uːˈdʒeɪn/ ; listen (help ·info )) is the largest city in Ujjain district of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh . It is the fifth largest city in Madhya Pradesh by population and is the administrative centre of Ujjain district and Ujjain division . An ancient city situated on the eastern bank of the Kshipra River , Ujjain was the most prominent city on the Malwa plateau of central India for much of its history. It emerged as the political centre of central India around 600 BCE. It was the capital of the ancient Avanti kingdom, one of the sixteen mahajanapadas . It remained an important political, commercial and cultural centre of central India until the early 19th century, when the British administrators decided to develop Indore as an alternative to it
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Madhya Pradesh
MADHYA PRADESH (MP) (/ˈmɑːdjə prəˈdɛʃ/ , (help ·info ), meaning Central Province) is a state in central India . Its capital is Bhopal and the largest city is Indore . Nicknamed the "heart of India" due to its geographical location in India, Madhya Pradesh is the second-largest state in the country by area. With over 75 million inhabitants, it is the fifth-largest state in India by population. It borders the states of Uttar Pradesh to the northeast, Chhattisgarh to the southeast, Maharashtra to the south, Gujarat to the west, and Rajasthan to the northwest. Its total area is 308,252 km². Before 2000, when Chhattisgarh was a part of Madhya Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh was the largest state in India and the distance between the two furthest points inside the state, Singoli and Konta , was 1500 km
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Post Code
A POSTAL CODE (also known locally in various English-speaking countries throughout the world as a POSTCODE, POST CODE, EIRCODE, PIN CODE or ZIP CODE) is a series of letters or digits or both, sometimes including spaces or punctuation, included in a postal address for the purpose of sorting mail . In February 2005, 117 of the 190 member countries of the Universal Postal Union had postal code systems. Although postal codes are usually assigned to geographical areas, special codes are sometimes assigned to individual addresses or to institutions that receive large volumes of mail, such as government agencies and large commercial companies. One example is the French CEDEX system
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Indian Postal Service
The DEPARTMENT OF POSTS (DOP), trading as INDIA POST, is a government -operated postal system in India. Generally referred to within India as "the post office", it is the most widely distributed postal system in the world. The postal service is under the Department of Posts, which is part of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology of the Government of India . As of 31 March 2015 , the Indian Postal Service
Indian Postal Service
had 154,939 post offices , of which 139,222 (89.86%) were in rural areas and 15,826 (10.14%) in urban areas. It had 25,560 departmental Post Offices and 129,379 Gramin Dak Sevak, Branch Post Offices. On average, a post office serves an area of 21.22 square kilometres (8.19 sq mi) and a population of 8,054. Because of its reach and presence in remote areas, the Indian postal service is also involved in other services such as small-savings banking and financial services
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India
INDIA, officially the REPUBLIC OF INDIA (_Bhārat Gaṇarājya_), is a country in South Asia . It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people ), and the most populous democracy in the world. It is bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast. It shares land borders with Pakistan to the west; China , Nepal , and Bhutan to the northeast; and Myanmar (Burma) and Bangladesh to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives . India's Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia . The Indian subcontinent was home to the urban Indus Valley Civilisation of the 3rd millennium BCE
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Postal Administration
This is a LIST OF POSTAL ENTITIES by country. It includes: * The governmental authority responsible for postal matters. * The regulatory authority for the postal sector. Postal regulation may include the establishment of postal policies, postal rates, postal services offered, budgeting for and financing postal operations. Where no independent postal regulator has been established, these tasks may be undertaken by the government or the operator(s). They may be carried out by a single entity or spread out amongst multiple government, quasi-government or private entities. * The designated postal operator of that country (normally the public postal service ). Notable postal operators other than the designated operator, if any, may also be listed
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Delhi
DELHI (/ˈdɛli/ , Hindustani pronunciation: _DILLI_), officially the NATIONAL CAPITAL TERRITORY OF DELHI or NCT, is a city and a union territory of India . It is bordered by Haryana on three sides and by Uttar Pradesh to the east. The NCT covers an area of 1,484 square kilometres (573 sq mi). According to 2011 census, Delhi's city population was about 11 million, the second highest in India after Mumbai , while the whole NCT population was about 16.8 million, making it the world's 3rd largest city proper by population . Delhi's urban area is now considered to extend beyond the NCT boundary to include an estimated population of over 26 million people making it the world's second largest urban area . As of 2016 recent estimates of the metro economy of its urban area have ranked Delhi either the top or second most productive metro area of India
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Haryana
HARYANA (IPA: ) is one of the 29 states in India , situated in North India . It was carved out of the former state of East Punjab on 1 November 1966 on a linguistic basis. It stands 21st in terms of its area, which is spread about 44,212 km2 (17,070 sq mi). As of 2011 census of India , the state is eighteenth largest by population with 25,353,081 inhabitants. The city of Chandigarh is its capital while the National Capital Region city of Faridabad is the most populous city of the state and the city of Gurugram is financial hub of NCR with major Fortune 500 companies located in it
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Punjab, India
^† Joint Capital with Haryana
Haryana
Symbols of Punjab EMBLEM Lion Capital of Ashoka with Wheat
Wheat
stem (above) and Crossed Swords (below) LANGUAGE Punjabi DANCE Bhangra , Giddha ANIMAL Blackbuck BIRD Baaz _(Accipiter gentilis)_PUNJAB (/pʌnˈdʒɑːb/ ( listen )) is a state in northern India
India
, forming part of the larger Punjab
Punjab
region. The state is bordered by the Indian states of Jammu and Kashmir
Jammu and Kashmir
to the north, Himachal Pradesh to the east, Haryana
Haryana
to the south and southeast, Rajasthan
Rajasthan
to the southwest, and the Pakistani province of Punjab
Punjab
to the west
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Himachal Pradesh
HIMACHAL PRADESH ( (_ listen ); literally "Snow-land") is a state of India located in Northern India . It is bordered by Jammu and Kashmir on the north, Punjab and Chandigarh on the west, Haryana on the south-west, Uttarakhand on the south-east and by the Tibet Autonomous Region on the east. The name was coined from Sanskrit Him_ means 'snow' and _achal_ means 'mountain', by Acharya Diwakar Datt Sharma , one of the state's most eminent Sanskrit scholars. Himachal Pradesh is known for its natural environment, hill stations, and temples. Himachal Pradesh has been ranked fifteenth in the list of the highest per capita incomes of Indian states and union territories for year 2013-14. Many perennial rivers flow in the state, and numerous hydroelectric projects set up
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Jammu And Kashmir
JAMMU AND KASHMIR (/ˈdʒæmuː ənd ˌkæʃˈmɪər, ˈdʒʌ-, ˈkæʃmɪər/ ( listen ) ) is a state in northern India
India
, often denoted by the acronym J"> Maharaja of Kashmir, Hari Singh (1895–1961) The Instrument of Accession of Kashmir
Kashmir
to India was accepted by Governor General Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma . Maharaja Hari Singh
Maharaja Hari Singh
became the ruler of the princely state of Jammu and Kashmir
Kashmir
in 1925, and he was the reigning monarch at the conclusion of the British rule in the subcontinent in 1947. With the impending independence of India, the British announced that the British Paramountcy over the princely states would end, and the states were free to choose between the new Dominions of India
India
and Pakistan
Pakistan
or to remain independent
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Chandigarh
† The city of Chandigarh comprises all of the union territory's area. †† under Section 4 of the Punjab Reorganisation Act, 1966 . Symbols of Chandigarh EMBLEM Open Hand Emblem ANIMAL Indian grey mongoose BIRD Indian grey hornbill FLOWER Dhak TREE Blue Jacaranda CHANDIGARH (local pronunciation: ( listen )) is a city and a union territory in India that serves as the capital of both neighboring states of Haryana and Punjab . The city is not part of either of the two states and is governed directly by the Union Government , which administers all such territories in the country. Chandigarh is bordered by the state of Punjab to the north, west and south, and to the state of Haryana to the east
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Uttar Pradesh
24 January 1950 CAPITAL Lucknow
Lucknow
DISTRICTS 75 GOVERNMENT • BODY Government of Uttar Pradesh
Government of Uttar Pradesh
• GOVERNOR Ram Naik • CHIEF MINISTER Yogi Adityanath
Yogi Adityanath
(BJP ) • DEPUTY CM 1. Keshav Prasad Maurya
Keshav Prasad Maurya
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Uttarakhand
UTTARAKHAND (/ˌʊtəˈrɑːkʌnd/ (_ listen )), officially the STATE OF UTTARAKHAND (Uttarākhaṇḍ Rājya_), formerly known as UTTARANCHAL, is a state in the northern part of India . It is often referred to as the _Devbhumi_ (literally "Land of the Gods") due to many Hindu temples and pilgrimage centres found throughout the state. Uttarakhand is known for its natural beauty of the Himalayas , the Bhabhar and the Terai . On 9 November 2000, Uttarakhand became the 27th state of the Republic of India , being created from the Himalayan and adjoining northwestern districts of Uttar Pradesh
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Rajasthan
RAJASTHAN (/ˈrɑːdʒəstæn/ Hindustani pronunciation: ( listen ); literally, "Land of Kings") is India 's largest state by area (342,239 square kilometres (132,139 sq mi) or 10.4% of India's total area). It is located on the western side of the country, where it comprises most of the wide and inhospitable Thar Desert (also known as the " Rajasthan Desert" and "Great Indian Desert") and shares a border with the Pakistani provinces of Punjab to the northwest and Sindh to the west, along the Sutlej - Indus river valley. Elsewhere it is bordered by five other Indian states: Punjab to the north; Haryana and Uttar Pradesh to the northeast; Madhya Pradesh to the southeast; and Gujarat to the southwest
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