Wednesday, January 10, 2024

India post a NEW Franchisee scheme is being starting from 1st Feb 2024

 Franchisee Scheme
Bhartiya Dak is committed to providing Universal Service Obligation for postal facilities throughout the country. Even though India has the largest postal network in the world, with over 1.55 lakh post offices, including 89% in rural areas, there continues to be a demand for post offices. There is a constant demand from customers to open more post offices especially in newly developing urban agglomerations.
To meet this India post a NEW Franchisee scheme is being starting from 1st Feb 2024 for setting up post office franchisee outlets.
What can be offered by Franchisee outlet?
Booking of Inland Speed Post Non-COD(Documents & Parcel), Inland Registered Letters, eMoney order
Sale of postage stamps & stationary
Retail services including sale of revenue stamps, central recruitment fee stamps etc.
Functioning as a direct agent for Postal Life Insurance Products and provide related aftersales service, including collection of premia.
How to Become a Franchisee?
Applicants for franchisee would need to submit an application in a prescribed format. 
Individuals as well as institutions/organizations/ other entities like corner shops, paanwalas, kiranawalas, stationery shops, small shopkeepers etc.
Age: Above 18 years. No upper age selection have been fixed considering the need to select persons with the capacity to manage and market a range of products.
Individual/Organization will enter into agreement with Bhartiya Dak.
Educational qualifications: 10th class pass from a recognized School. A person with good knowledge of Local language and English; Computer literacy; working knowledge of smart phone; valid PAN number—may apply to become Franchisee.
Applicant has to deposit Rs.10,000/- as security deposit with Post Office.
Commission to Franchisee:
The franchisees will earn commission of Rs. 3.00 for each Registered letter, Rs. 5.00 for each money order of value more than Rs.200/-, 5% on Sale of Postage Stamps & Stationery. The commission rate for Speed Post article booked is very attractive and franchisee will earn 7% to 25% of the monthly business secured by him.
Selection Criteria:
The Postal Divisional Head will be the competent authority to engage Franchisee.

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1. Smart & Digital Parcel Delivery System (ANVIT Sewa): 
Smart & Digital Parcel Delivery system (ANVIT Sewa) experience a revolution in parcel deliveries. This smart and reliable delivery system is designed to collect the parcels/articles at any time (24/7) from our Postal premises. This High-Tech streamlined and efficient delivery system will provide OTP based delivery of parcels to public without any cost and is now available at Thane Head Post Office in Thane City, Vashi Sub Post Office in Navi Mumbai City and Infotech Park Sub Post Office in Pune City.  
ANVIT Sewa is set to spread its wings to new horizons with upcoming expansions at prime locations viz Mumbai GPO, Mumbai Central Railway station, Ghatkopar West and 5 more locations in Mumbai.
We urge members of public to take advantage of this facility. 
2. Dak Niryat Kendras (DNKs) :-  
To promote the export activities and to facilitate the export related process as well as to provide all the facilities to the exporters under one roof, Department of Posts started Dak Ghar Niryat Kendras (DNKs) in all Districts and major post offices in Maharashtra and Goa State. Facilities like Parcel Packaging material, Postal Bill of Exchange (PBE), Custom clearance facility, Pick up facility for bulk customers etc. are being provided to the exporters under one roof. 
As on date, 69 Dak Ghar Niryat Kendras (DNKs) made operationalized in Maharashtra and Goa State. Also, 58 workshops arranged by the Department to create the awareness among the exporters, State machineries like Revenue Department and local Authorities as well as Custom Authorities. 
This service will definitely boost the small-scale business of local exporters and Self-Help Groups (Bachat Gats) from rural areas. 
As a result, 140 exporters in Maharashtra & Goa are already registered and utilizing the DNK facility. 15,185 parcels/articles have been booked under DNK facility during the calendar year 2023. 

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