Special things about pin codes you might not know
Be it ordinary post, registry or speed post.
The postal department asks for the PIN code before sending anything. It is interesting how the postal department separates your letters based on this PIN code. Most people ignore it and often leave it untouched. But for the Department of Posts, this small box serves as the 'conductor' for a letter. In this box, the PIN code of the place where the letter is sent is to be filled.
What is a PIN code?
The PIN code is an abbreviation for Postal Index Number (PIN) Code. It is a six-digit unique code allocated to all post offices that deliver mail in India. Since a code belongs to only one post office, the use of that code ensures that the letter reaches the post office quickly.
How it works?
To implement the PIN code system, the entire country is divided into eight PIN regions. The table below shows the identification number and extent of each region.
Which number will be the starting zone? States covered by it
1 North Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir
2 Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand
3 Western Rajasthan and Gujarat
4 Western Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh
5 Southern Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka
6 Southern Kerala and Tamil Nadu
7 East West Bengal, Orissa and North East
8 East Bihar and Jharkhand