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POSTAL RATES

 

LETTERS
Inland Letter Card Rs.  2.50
Letters (For every 20 gms. Or part thereof- Max. 2 Kg.) Rs.  5.00
BOOK POST
For the first 50 gms. 

Rs. 4.00

For every additional 50 gms. or part thereof Rs. 3.00

         

BOOK PACKETS , PATTERN AND SAMPLE PACKES
For the first 50 gms.  Rs. 4.00
For every additional 50 gms. or part thereof Rs. 3.00
BOOK PACKETS CONTAINING PRINTED BOOKS
For the first 100 gms or part thereof Rs. 1.00
For every additional 100 gms or part thereof Rs. 1.00

  

POST CARDS
Single Post Card Re.  0.50
Reply Post Card Re.  1.00
Post card containing Printed communications Rs.  6.00
Competition Post Card Rs.10.00
BUSINESS REPLY PERMIT
Fee for permit, if applied during:
I  Quarter of the year ( 1 April - 30 June ) Rs.200
II Quarter of the year ( 1 July - 30 September ) Rs.150
III Quarter of the year (1 October- 31 December) Rs.100
IV Quarter of the year ( 1 January - 31 March ) Rs.  50

Handling charges For delivery of Business Reply Post cards / Envelopes in addition to postage per article. 

Re.1.00

Renewal of permit is on full year basis.

         

PARCELS
First 500 grams or fraction thereof Rs.19.00
Every additional 500 grams or part thereof  Rs. 16.00
Blind Literature packets  Free
Home delivery charges for above 5 KG Rs. 5.00
Re-direction fees 50% of postage
Rates are also applicable to parcels destined to Bhutan and Nepal
EXPRESS PARCEL POST
LOCAL DELIVERY (Rate per kilogram)
Upto 10 kilograms Rs. 10
Exceeding 10 kilograms Rs. 8
Upto 1000 kilometres (Rate per kilogram)
Upto 10 kilograms Rs. 12
Exceeding 10 kilograms Rs. 10
Beyond 1000 kilometres (Rate per kilogram)
Upto 10 kilograms Rs. 20
Exceeding 10 kilograms Rs. 15

         

BOOK PACKETS CONTAINING PERIODICALS
For the first 100 grams or part thereof (Value - Re.1 to Rs.20) Rs. 2.00
For every additional 100 grams or part thereof (Max. 5 Kg.) Rs. 3.00
For the first 100 grams or part thereof (Value Rs.21 to Rs.50) Rs. 4.00
For every additional 100 grams or part thereof (Max. 5 Kg.) Rs. 5.00
For the first 100 grams or part thereof (Value Rs.51 and above) Rs. 8.00
For every additional 100 grams or part thereof (Max. 5 Kg.) Rs. 9.00
REGISTERED NEWSPAPERS
Single Copy
For a weight not exceeding 50 grams  Rs.0.25
Above 50 grams but upto 100 grams  Rs.0.50
For every additional 100 grams or fraction  Rs.0.20
More than one copy of the same issue
For a weight not exceeding 100 grams  Rs.0.50 
For every additional 100 grams fraction thereof Rs.0.20

         

MONEY ORDERS

Money Order form

Re. 0.25

Money order charges - for every Rs.20 or part thereof Re. 1
Maximum Value of Money Order Rs. 5000
Telegraphic Money Order charges are same as ordinary money order plus supplementary fee and actual telegraph charges.
INDIAN POSTAL ORDERS
VALUE COMMISSION
         Re.     1 Re.  1
         Rs.     2 Re.  1
         Rs.     5 Re.  1
         Rs.     7 Re.  1
         Rs.   10 Re.  1
         Rs.   20 Rs.  2
         Rs.   50 Rs.  5
         Rs. 100 Rs.10

  

REGISTERED ARTICLES
Fee for registration Rs.17.00
Delivery Acknowledgement (Exemption: Blind literature packet) Rs. 3.00
Registration fee is payable in addition to postage applicable to the article. 
VALUE PAYABLE ARTICLES
VALUE COMMISSION
Upto Rs.20/- Rs. 2.00
Exceeding Rs.20/- but upto Rs.50/- Rs. 3.00
Above Rs.50/- Rs. 5.00
Demurrage Charges per article per day
VPP Letters  Re.2.00
VP Parcels  Rs.3.00
Inquiry fee for VP Articles Re.1.00
INSURED ARTICLES
Insurance value upto Rs.200/- Rs.10.00
Every additional Rs.100/ or fraction there of  Rs. 6.00
(Maximum Limit: Cash Rs. 20,000/-; Other articles Rs. 1,00,000/-)