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Operational Post Offices in The Country

The Postal Circle-wise details (including all States and Union Territories) of the number of post offices operational in the country are enclosed as Annexure-I.

The Postal Circle-wise details (including all States and Union Territories) of the number of post offices closed down during the last five-years in the country are enclosed as Annexure-II.

The total number of employees working in Postal Department is 4,00,909, which includes 2,37,978 Gramin Dak Sevaks.

There is no proposal to use the existing infrastructure and land belonging to Postal Department under Public – Private Partnership (PPP) model.

The details of the total assets belonging to Postal Department in the country, Postal Circle – wise (including all States and Union Territories), are enclosed as Annexure-III.

Annexure I

Sl No. Name of the Postal Circle Number of Post offices
1 Andhra Pradesh 10606
2 Assam 4005
3 Bihar 9302
4 Chhattisgarh 4299
5 Delhi 509
6 Gujarat (including Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu) 8844
7 Haryana 2694
8 Himachal Pradesh 2795
9 Jammu and Kashmir (including Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir and Union Territory of Ladakh) 1695
10 Jharkhand 4031
11 Karnataka 9617
12 Kerala (including Union Territory of Lakshadweep) 5063
13 Madhya Pradesh 8791
14 Maharashtra (including Goa) 13688
15 North-East (including Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram and Nagaland) 2913
16 Odisha 8490
17 Punjab (including Union Territory of Chandigarh) 3834
18 Rajasthan 10290
19 Tamil Nadu (including Union Territory of Puducherry) 11864
20 Telangana 6212
21 Uttar Pradesh 17885
22 Uttarakhand 2722
23 West Bengal (including Sikkim and Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands) 9076
  Grand Total 1,59,225

 

Annexure II

Sl. No. Name of the Postal Circle 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23

(Till date)

Total
1 Delhi 0 7 1 3 2 1 14
2 Haryana 3 1 0 1 1 4 10
3 Madhya Pradesh 1 2 4 1 0 0 8
4 Maharashtra (including Goa) 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
5 Telangana 2 0 0 0 1 0 3
  Grand Total 7 10 5 6 4 5 37

 

Annexure III

Sl No. Name of the Postal Circle Departmental Building Departmental Vacant Plots
1 Andhra Pradesh 174 107
2 Assam 179 21
3 Bihar 193 63
4 Chhattisgarh 45 10
5 Delhi 129 13
6 Gujarat (including Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu) 321 54
7 Haryana 83 17
8 Himachal Pradesh 83 23
9 Jammu and Kashmir (including Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir and Union Territory of Ladakh) 35 6
10 Jharkhand 71 36
11 Karnataka 459 336
12 Kerala (including Union Territory of Lakshadweep) 258 139
13 Madhya Pradesh 201 46
14 Maharashtra (including Goa) 417 83
15 North-East (including Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram and Nagaland) 99 20
16 Odisha 169 18
17 Punjab (including Union Territory of Chandigarh) 145 12
18 Rajasthan 385 136
19 Tamil Nadu (including Union Territory of Puducherry) 307 145
20 Telangana 165 110
21 Uttar Pradesh 329 77
22 Uttarakhand 55 19
23 West Bengal (including Sikkim and Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands) 278 82
  Grand Total 4580 1573

 

This information was given by the Minister of State for Communications, Shri Devusinh Chauhan in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today

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