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Domestic Postal Rates

Foreign Postal Rates

Sr. No. Postal Article / Item Description

Postal Rates
(in Rs.)

1.

Post card

Single
Reply
Printed
Competition
0.50
1.00
6.00
10.00

2. 

Letter Card [Inland]

  For a Letter Card 

2.50

Weight 3 grams.

 

No enclosures allowed

 

3.

Letter

For every 20 grams or part thereof

5.00

4.

Book Packets & Pattern and Sample Packets

For the first 50 grams or part thereof
For every additional 50 grams or part thereof

5.00

4.00.

3.00

 5. Book Packets Containing periodicals

Value of Periodical From Rs.1/- to Rs.20/- For First 100 gms or part thereof
For Every Additional 100 Gms or part thereof

Value of Periodical From Rs.21/- to Rs.50/- For First 100 gms or part thereof
For Every Additional 100 Gms or part thereof

Value of Periodical From Rs.51/-and above For First 100 gms or part thereof
For Every Additional 100 Gms or part thereof

2.00



3.00



4.00

5.00



8.00

9.00

6.

Book Packets Containing Printed Books

For the first 100 grams or part thereof
For every additional 100 grams or part thereof
1.00

1.00
.

7.

Registered
Newspapers (single copy)

For a weight not exceeding 50 grams
For a weight exceeding 50 grams but not exceeding 100 grams
For every additional 100 grams or fraction thereof
0.25

0.50
.
0.20
.

8.

Registered Newspapers 
(more than one copy)

For a weight not exceeding 100 grams

For every additional 100 grams or fraction thereof, exceeding 100 grams

 
0.50

0.20
.

9.

Parcels

For the first 500 grams or part thereof
For every additional 500 grams or part thereof in excess of
 500 grams
19.00

16.00
.

10.

Blind Literature Packets

These are exempted from payment of postage, fee for registration & acknowledgement. However, air surcharge will be levied wherever necessary.

11.

Registration

Fee for Registration
Concessional Registration Fee for VP Packets containing printed books the cost of which is
 Rs. 50/- or less
17.00
2.50


.

12.

Insurance

Where the value of Insurance does not exceed Rs. 200/-
For every additonal Rs. 100/- or fraction thereof
10.00
.
6.00
.

13.

Acknowledgement

Fee for an Acknowledgement

3.00

14.

Fee for Attested Copy of receipt of a registered article

Per Article
For Blind Literature Packets
2.00
Nil

15.

Certificate of Posting

For three unregistered articles

3.00

16.

Air Surcharge on inland articles 

(i)  Parcel
For the first 50 grams
For every additional 50 grams 
(ii)  Packets
For the first 50 grams
For every additional 50 grams
 
2.00
1.00
 
2.00
1.00

17.

Late Fee on articles

on unregistered articles (per article)
on Registered articles (per article)
Special additional late fee charge (per article)
2.00
3.00
3.00

18.

Value Payable Posting Fee

Not  exceeding Rs. 20/-
Exceeding Rs. 20/- but not exceeding Rs. 50/-
Exceeding Rs. 50
2.00
3.00
.
5.00

19.

Inquiry Fee for VP. Article

 Per Article

1.00

20.

Demurrage Charges on VP Articles.

For parcels (per day)
For other articles (per day)
3.00
2.00

21.

Home Delivery Charges

For each Parcel including VP Parcels weighing more than
 5 kg

5.00

22.

Recall of Postal Articles

  Fee for each article

6.00

23.

Money Order 
(Re. 1 to Rs. 5000)

Commission for every remittance of Rs. 20/- or part thereof 
Price of Money Order  Form
1.00
0.25

24.

Supplementary fee on telegraph money order

Upto Rs. 50
Above Rs. 50 & Upto Rs. 200
Above Rs. 200
3.00
5.00
8.00

25.

Speed Post Money Order
(Rs. 20/- to Rs. 5000/-)

Ordinary M.O. Commission + Rs.5/- as Speed Post Charges

26. 

Family Allotment Money Order (Re. 1/- to Rs. 5000)

Commission is @ 6% on the total value

27.

Express Money Order (Rs.300/- to Rs. 5000/-)

Commission same as Ordinary Money Order

28.

Indian Postal Order

Denomination
Re.1, Rs. 2.00, 5.00, 7.00 & 10.00
Rs. 20
Rs. 50
Rs. 100
Commission
1.00
2.00
5.00
10.00

29.

International Reply Coupon

Selling Price

Exchange Value (In Postage Stamps)

44.00
15.00
.

30.

Fee for Issue of Identification Cards

To be affixed in the form of Postage Stamps (Valid for 3 years)

9.00

31.

Franking Machines

Licence Fee
Renewal to be done every 5 years

375.00

32.

Supplementary charge for issue of a foreign telegraphic money order

2.00

33.

 Rent for Post Boxes & Post Bags

 
For One Financial Year
(1st April - 31st March)
For three calendar months or part thereof

Post Box or Post Bag, if taken separately,

Rs. 150.00

Rs. 50.00

Post Box & Post Bag combined together with the same or different number

Rs. 250.00

Rs. 80.00

.

34.

  Business Reply Post Card or Envelope

 
Permit applied during

Fees

1st April to 30th June

200.00

1st July to 30th September

150.00

1st October to 31st December

100.00

1st January to 31st March

50.00

.

Handling charges for delivery of Business Reply Post Cards or Envelopes in addition to postage per article Rs. 1.00

 

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