Mails or posts typically includes enclosed documents in envelops and small packages. These mails are delivered at any place around the world. Any document or tangible object transferred through postal system is called as mail or post. Post offices play a very important role in various rural areas. They act as a connecting link between these rural areas and rest of the country. With the mailing facility as their core purpose they also provide varied facilities like banking facility in the absence of banks in most of the rural areas.
The benefits of sending a post are as follows; we can track the progress of our delivery, it is less expensive, and it gets delivered to the door steps of the desired destination. Now a day’s post office also obtains signed receipts for registered, certified and insured mails, which increases the safety of the mails. There has been a makeover in the working of various postal services as per the needs of the customers. They act more responsibly and work for customer’s satisfaction.
Postal services also help in providing employment opportunities for the people living in rural areas. Postal service takes care of the public by serving them, but it also takes due care of its employees. Employees are provided with all the basic facilities like leaves, retirement coverage, holidays, and health insurance. They are trained to serve the customer’s. They are also provided additional benefits like life coverage, increment in pay etc. In the absence of the banks, postal service provides various financing schemes for boosting up the savings of the individuals.
Postal service provides many facilities like general or registered mail, parcel post, speed post, express post, e-post and special courier service known as EMS- speed post. They also offer a number of post office savings schemes like National Savings Certificate, Recurring deposits and terms deposits. Postal services not only benefit the ordinary public but also the employees serving them.