ITANAGAR, Jan 20 - Arunachal Pradesh Governor JP Rajkhowa has said that the Department of Posts must expand its services coverage to all nook and corners of the land-locked Himalayan state and ensure quality service to the masses.
The Governor said this while the Chief Postmaster General of North East Circle, Shillong, SC Barmma called on him at Raj Bhavan here today. Besides pitching for improvement of its Speed Post services, Rajkhowa also suggested for use of helicopter service for faster delivery of its goods and services.
Moreover, the Governor stressed that the post of Director, Postal Service at Itanagar, which is lying vacant since a long time must be filled at the earliest.
Appreciating the Postal Department for starting a Parcel Hub and Postal Bank with postal ATM facilities in the state capital in the coming days, the Governor advised the Chief Postmaster General, NE Circle to keep Arunachal Pradesh in mind for such innovative and extended programmes of the department. He also advised him to exhort the Postal officials in the state to take active part in the Swachh Bharat Mission.
The Chief Postmaster General informed that Union Minister for Department of Telecom Ravi Shankar Prasad will be inaugurating the new building of Post Office at Itanagar on January 31 next. While assuring better services in the future, the CPMG briefed the Governor on �Rural Postal Life Insurance Scheme� in the state and amenities provided by the Department. He also informed the Governor the challenges faced by the department in the state.