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Government of India launches ecommerce portal of India Post

The Government of India has launched e-Post Office, an ecommerce portal of the Department of Posts, which enables users to do postal transactions using either debit card or credit card on internet. The e-Post Office offers seven services that include electronic money order (EMO), instant money order (IMO), sale of philatelic stamps, postal information, tracking of express and international shipments, pin code search and registrations for feedback and complaints.

The Government of India has launched e-Post Office, an ecommerce portal of the Department of Posts, which enables users to do postal transactions using either debit card or credit card on internet. The e-Post Office offers seven services that include electronic money order (EMO), instant money order (IMO), sale of philatelic stamps, postal information, tracking of express and international shipments, pin code search and registrations for feedback and complaints.

Besides, plans are also in place to scale up the portal to a full-fledged e-market place, which would offer a wide range of postal and non-postal products. India Post’s core competency in the mail-parcel segment will be leveraged for ecommerce order fulfilment.

Speaking at the launch, Kapil Sibal, the Union Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India, said, “Launch of e-Post Office is a step in this direction offering a bouquet of services to the consumers. This is in line with shift in marketing trend of service provider reaching the consumers.”

Welcoming the initiative, Sachin Pilot, Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology, Government of India, said that after eMedicine, ecommerce and eEducation, it is appropriate to have e-Post Office. Pilot however asked to make the portal available in regional languages too for the benefit of the common man.

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