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PIN Code and its Structure. POSTAL INDEX NUMBER(PIN). Postal Index Number is a 6-digits code introduced w.e.f. 15.08.1972. It is the last piece of information in the address. . EXAMPLE- PINCODE OF PTC PO . 247002- for PTC Sub Post Office 2= One of the eight regions (North India)

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PIN Code and its Structure


POSTAL INDEX NUMBER(PIN)

  • Postal Index Number is a 6-digits code introduced w.e.f. 15.08.1972.

  • It is the last piece of information in the address.


EXAMPLE- PINCODE OF PTC PO

  • 247002- for PTC Sub Post Office

    2= One of the eight regions (North India)

    24=Sub region (UP state)

    247= Revenue district (Saharanpur)

    002=code of delivery PO (PTC SO)


Advantages of PIN

  • Simplifies sorting

  • Distinguishes places with identical name

  • Eliminates the need for transcription

  • Helps mechanized sorting

  • Increases service efficiency


Importance of First Digit


Importance of First Two digits


Importance of First Two digit


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