When and how India got its PIN code, history is very interesting
There was a time when people used to have main instrument papers for each other's well being or any other work. Which was sent through post. But in today's modern era, the use of letters is slightly reduced.
Please tell that in personal life, things like letters and post cards have become history. But there is such a thing related to the letter, which has still not lost its importance. Now you must have been thinking about what is that thing, then let us tell you that the PIN code of your area (PIN CODE) is there.
PIN Code was introduced in India on 15 August 1972.
When you send a letter to someone, during that time the importance of PIN code is visible to all of us. Anyway, PIN code is used in many things today, whether it is banking or shopping. So today we will tell you when and how the PIN code started in India.
Let us know that this PIN code is due to Shriram Bhikaji Velankar, former Secretary of Ministry of Communications. It started in India on 15 August 1972.PIN code system was introduced so that postage can be easily sorted. Because often due to the presence of similar areas, a lot of confusion is seen. In such a situation, it becomes a lesson of trouble to find out in which area to send the post. The use of different languages also makes the situation uncomfortable. Many times people write in such a way that the address is not clearly visible. Due to all this, the need was felt that the areas were numbered.
The PIN is also called Postal Index Number. The country is divided into nine pin zones, one of which has been given to the army. This is PIN number… ..
2. Punjab-14 to 16
3. Himachal Pradesh-17
4. Odisha-75 to 77
5. Haryana-12 and 13
6. Maharashtra-40 to 44
7. Rajasthan-30 to 34
8. Gujarat-36 to 39
9. Tamil Nadu-60 to 64
10. Jammu and Kashmir - 18 to 19
12. Maharashtra-40 to 44
13. Karnataka-56 to 59
14. Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh - 45 to 49
15. Andhra Pradesh and Telangana - 50 to 53
16. Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand -20 to 28
17. Kerala-67 to 69
18. West Bengal - 70 to 74
20. Bihar and Jharkhand - 80 to 85
21. Army Postal Service (APS) -90 to 99
Let us tell you that the third digit of the PIN code is for the district. Like 0 in the attached picture. The initial two digits in it are 11, which means it is the pin code of Delhi. At the same time, the last three digits are for the post office. As if 031 is in the attached picture.