February 4, Imphal: An all women post office, Singjamei Sub office was dedicated to the people of Manipur by Shri Vinod Kumar, Director (Posts) Manipur , with all ladies staff members including Post master.
The Director congratulated the postmaster Smt GA. Memi Devi and other staff members on this historical occasion. He intimated that there is one postal assistant Ms. E. Geeta Devi and one Gr. D official who also are ladies. This Sub Post Office serves postal and financial requirements of large number of people, among them majority are women. SPM intimated that female customers feel comfortable with lady staff while it comes to getting some information about postal schemes or if they have any doubt.
The Post Office is under Project Arrow scheme and consists of three counters. Two of the two counters offer Multi Purpose services such as registration, booking of speed post as well as sale of Stamps. All the counters will have only women employees.
On this occasion Md Riyajuddin, Inspector of Post Offices, 3rd Sub Division was also present who has made a state level record of 757 rural PLI policies in single day at Mayang Post Office recently. He said there is lot of possibilities for PLI/RPLI in Singjamei post office which will be beneficial for women visitors.
It is also important to note that Singjamai Post office comes under Second sub division which is being headed by woman officer Ms. O. Nishita, Inspector Post Office and on this occasion Ms Homeshori, In-charge, Philately Bureau, Imphal Head Office represented HPO while Divisional Office, Imphal was represented by Ms Rebeca, OA Phila & BD.
Ms Rebeca said that all women post office is a step towards better services for women in Manipur and it also paves way to more empowerment for women as various social security schemes are available here especially Sukanya Samridhi Yojna for girl child which will guarantee bright future for girls. Ms. Homeshori intimated that a lot of philately material related to women issues will be displayed in this office for sale and efforts will be made to open more philately accounts for girls.
Director appealed to the members of public to avail benefits of social security schemes in post offices and if case of any difficulty, people can contact to officers on the following mobile numbers: Ms. O. Nishita – 9612153801, Md. Riyajuddin – 9612653671 and Th. Gandhi – 9856176494.
This PR was sent by L .Tiken Singh, Supdt(HQ)of Post office,Manipur Division, Imphal: 795001 on Feb3, 2016. He can be contacted at director(dot)imphal(at)gmail(dot)com.