The Department of Posts in India has redesigned the uniform for postmen (both male and female) and MTS (Multi Tasking Staff) cadre in consultation with National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Delhi.
According to a government statement released Monday, the uniform has been redesigned keeping in view the functionality, comfort, and durability. It will provide a strong brand identity of the Department of Posts as it provides for easy identification of postmen staff.
The government has decided to provide Rs. 5,000 as dress allowance per year. Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) under the Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises has agreed to provide dresses for the postmen from its outlets in each district of the country. The Postmen can purchase dresses from outlets of KVIC from the dress allowances provided to them.
India’s Minister of Communications, Manoj Sinha, launched the redesigned uniform for postmen / postwomen and MTS in New Delhi. The 90,000 postmen / postwomen, Mail Guard, Multi Tasking Staff will get benefitted by the redesigned uniform.
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