Thursday, October 06, 2016

Postal Rates - Important for IP aspirant students

Sl. No. Mail Based Products and Services Tariff in INR
1 Postcard Single Postcard 0.5
Reply Postcard 1
Printed Postcard 6
Competition Postcard 10
2 Inland Letter Card
Weight 3 grams. No enclosures allowed
2.5
3 Letters (Maximum 2 kg) For a weight not exceeding 20 grams 5
For every additional 20 grams or fraction thereof 5
Embossed Envelope 5
4 Registration Envelope 22.50
5 Book Packets, Pattern & Sample Packet For the first 50 grams or fraction thereof 4
For every additional 50 grams or fraction thereof in excess of 50 grams 3
6 Book Packets, containing Printed Books For the first 100 grams or fraction thereof 1
For every additional 100 grams or fraction thereof in excess of 100 grams 1
7 Book Packets, containing Periodicals
(Maximum 5 kg)
For periodicals of value INR 1/- to 20/- For the first 100 grams or fraction thereof 2
For every additional 100 grams or fraction thereof in excess of 100 grams 3
For periodicals of value INR 21/- to 50/- For the first 100 grams or fraction thereof 4
For every additional 100 grams or part thereof in excess of 100 grams 5
For periodicals of value INR 51/- and above For the first 100 grams or fraction thereof 8
For every additional 100 grams or fraction thereof in excess of 100 grams 9
Must be registered with Registrar of Newspapers; Registration number should be printed. (Compact Discs and Floppies etc with periodicals are not allowed under this category. The Periodicals without price shall be classified as "Book Packets, Sample and Pattern Packet" for the tariff calculation.)
8 Registered Newspapers
In case of a Single copy of a Registered Newspaper For a weight not exceeding 50 grams 0.25
For a weight exceeding 50 grams. But not exceeding 100 grams 0.5
For every additional 100 grams or fraction thereof exceeding 100 grams 0.2
In the case of more than one copy of the same issue of Registered Newspaper being carried in the same packet For a weight not exceeding 100 grams 0.5
For every additional 100 grams or fraction thereof exceeding 100 grams 0.2
Must be registered with Department of Posts; Registration number should be printed on the first or last page. Bundle containing more than one copy should be addressed to the Newspaper Agent and it is delivered at Post Office counter.
9 Blind Literature Packet
(Maximum Weight 7 kg)
Postage, Registration and acknowledgement charges are free
Free
10 Parcels For the first 500 grams or fraction thereof 19
For every additional 500 grams or fraction thereof in excess of 500 grams 16
Home delivery charges for article weighing more than 5 kgs. 10 kgs if booked or deliverable at BO. 20 kgs in other cases 5
Parcels should be presented at the counter. Should be registered, if the weight is more than 4 kgs. Redirection fee for Parcel - 50% of ordinary postage.
11 Late fee for posting  On Unregistered articles (per article) 2
On Registered articles (per article) 3
Special late fee charge (per article) 3
12 Late fee for renewal of license for Registered Newspaper Not later than the last working day of the third calendar month preceding the last month of the period of previous registration 50
After the date of expiry of previous registration 100
13 Certificate of Posting    For every 3 unregistered articles or less
(NOW DISCONTINUED)
3
14 Registration  Registration Fee 17
Concessional Registration Fee for VPP containing Printed Books upto INR 50 2.5
Fee for Attested copy of addressee's receipt 2
Acknowledgement Delivery fee (AD) 3
15 Insurance Fee Where the value of insurance does not exceed INR 200 10
For every additional INR 100 or fraction thereof in excess of INR 200 6
Limit for insurance Booked at Branch Office INR 600
Currency Notes INR 20000
Other INR 100000
16 Recall of each Inland Postal article
Head Postmasters and Sub Postmasters are competent to issue
6
17 Fee for Postal Identity Card
Valid for three years from the date of issue
9
18 Rentals for Post Boxes and Post Bags Post Boxes/Post bags at any place per annum - one financial year 150
For 3 calendar months 50
Post Box and Post Bag with same or different numbers per annum - one financial year 250
For 3 calendar months 80
For Post Box deposit should be made towards cost of lock and key; for post bag, lock and key should be met from renter.
19 Business Reply Permit fee if applied during Full Year 200
From 1st April to 30th June 200
From 1st July to 30th September 150
From 1st October to 31st December 100
From 1st January to 31st March 50
Plus Handling charges per article 1
20

Franking Machine
Rebate - 3% on franked postage. Concession to bulk mailers - 2% on posting for Post Office wise pre-sorting of letters
License Fee (for 5 years)

375

21 Value Payable Post (VPP) Posting Fee for a value not exceeding INR 20 2
For a value exceeding INR 20 but not exceeding INR 50 3
For a value exceeding INR 50 5
Warehousing charges on VP articles (for a maximum of 7 days from 8th days from the date of delivery of intimation) VP letter per day 2
VP Parcel per day 3
22 Air Surcharge for second class mail articles
For packets (other than letters, post cards and letter cards) For the first 50 grams or fraction thereof 2
For every additional 50 grams or fraction thereof 1
Parcels For first 50 grams or fraction thereof 2
For every additional 50 grams or fraction thereof 1
23 International Reply Coupon 41
24 Money Order
(Fraction of a rupee not allowed. Maximum value INR 5000. No limit for Service Money Order.)
MO Commission - For every sum of INR 20 or fraction thereof 1
Cost of a single Money Order form or a VP Money Order Form 0.25
6% commission will be taken on family allotment money order booked by an Army Record Office. Calculation will be made in multiples of 10 paise and any amount less than 10 paise shall be regarded as 10 paise.
25 Telegraphic Money Order
(Commission as for ordinary money order plus Telegraphic charges for the words in the telegram Ordinary or Express as the case may be plus supplementary fees where the amount of remittance:-)

Now Discontinued
does not exceed INR 50 3
exceeds INR 50 but does not exceeding INR 200 5
exceeds INR 200 8
26 Indian Postal Order
Available denominations of INR 1,2,5,7,10,20, 50 and 100
For denomination upto INR 10 1
For denomination upto INR 20 2
For denomination upto INR 30 3
For denominatin upto INR 40 4
For denomination upto INR 50 5
For Denomination upto INR 100 10
27 Telegraph Charges Ordinary upto 10 words 3.5
For each additional word 0.5
Express - upto 10 words 7
For each additional word 1
12% of the Service tax is to be levied on telegraph charges
3% on Service Tax as Education Cess
INR 0.50 and above to be rounded off to the next rupee and less than 0.50 to be ignored.
On the address portion of Telegram : 1 to 6 words are chargeable, 7th to 10th words are free. 11th onwards are chargeable. Destination with PIN in one word.

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