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Chennai Pin Code

In Chennai, there are many postal offices which can be used by the common people for availing the services be it for mailing letters, transferring money through money order, sending media post, speed post, greeting post, direct post, e-bill post and so on.

The India Post provides a conventional form of mail delivery system across the country. Apart from this it also uses Pigeons in Odisha to send mails. In Rajasthan, Camels are used as a postal service to deliver the letters and in Siachen, Dogs are used predominantly for delivering mails. The country possesses the largest network of postal services across the globe with over 1,55,000 post offices, around 5,62,000 letterboxes and covers roughly around 6,04,341 cities and villages spread across length and breadth of India.

Postoffices in Chennai

Financial Services Offered by Post Office

Apart from delivering letters, the Post Office in India also provides a host of financial services and they include:

Postal Life Insurance 

  • Indian citizens can purchase postal life insurance through the post office.
  • The regular postal life insurance provides risk coverage from Rs 20,000 to Rs 5 lakhs. 
  • The premium of the postal life insurance is very low as compared with the ones offered by most of the private insurance companies in India. 

ATM

  • People can withdraw money from ATM services offered by the India Post which is offered at some of the selected post offices in India.
  • The postal department is providing a separate ATM card to its customers to avail this service as it plans to extend this facility to all the cities across the country.

Mutual Fund Investment

  • The post offices in India also sells mutual funds.
  • The post office is providing this service in association with IDBI Bank.

Sending Money to Other Countries

  • The post office acts as a medium to send money to foreign countries. 
  • The outward remittance money will be credited to the bank account of beneficiaries who are staying in a foreign country. 
  • The maximum limit of outward remittance stands at US$ 5,000 and up to 12 outward remittances are allowed in a year and this facility is known as ‘MO Videsh’.

Disclaimer: We have sourced the PIN code of all the regions and respective postal data from India Post. Efforts have been made to collect and provide accurate data about postal services, circles, divisions, postal code, zip code, and so on, but we will not guarantee error-free data. If in case, you come across any discrepancy in the postal data provided, then please get back to us regarding the same.

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