Shri Kapil Sibal Inaugurates India’s First All Women Post Office
On the occasion of the International Women`s Day today, the Union Minister of Communications & IT Sh. Kapil Sibal inaugurated India`s First All Women Employees Post Office at Shastri Bhawan, here today. This office is a Project Arrow Office and has three counters. Two counters offer Multi Purpose services like booking of Speed Post, Registration, Sale of IPOs, Booking of Money Orders etc. and one counter is for Sale of Stamps. All these counters of this Post Office will now be manned by Women employees only. The working hours of this Post Office will be from 9.30 a.m. till 5.30 p.m.
There are 1003 women employees at the operative level in Delhi circle and their percentage in the total work force is about 14%. In the administrative cadres the percentage is 22%. In a co-incidence the Junior Engineer [Civil] who is Incharge of maintenance of this Post Office building, the Assistant Superintendent of Post Offices of the Postal Sub Division as well as Senior Superintendent of Post Offices of Delhi Central division who are controlling officers of this Post Office are also women.
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