Monday, February 28, 2011


                        Sub: Discontinuation of 'Certificate of Posting'.

                       .G. Posts No.2-4/2008-PO dated 23.02.2011.

Under the provisions of Rule 195 of the Indian Post Office Rules , 1933 'Certificate of Posting' is granted to the public to afford an assurance that letters and other articles for which no receipts are granted by the Post Office and entrusted to servants or messengers for posting have actually been posted.

It has since been decided that' Certificate of Posting' may be discontinued immediately.

A copy of Gazette Notification No. 58(E) dated 31.1.2011 deleting rule 195 of the Indian Post Office Rules, 1933 regarding 'Certificate of Posting' is enclosed for information and necessary action.

This may kindly be brought to the notice of all concerned for strict compliance.

The receipt of this communication may also be acknowledged.
Director (PO&I)

                            MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS AND
                                       INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
                                            (DEPARTMENT OF POSTS)

                                                                                                       New Delhi, the 31st January, 2011

GSR.58(E)- In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (d) of sub-section (2) of Section 21 read with section 74 of the Indian Post Office Act, 1898 (6 of 1898), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Indian Post Office Rules, 1933, namely:-

1. (1) These rules may be called the Indian Post Office (Third Amendment) Rules, 2011.

(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In the Indian Post Office Rules, 1933, in part VIII relating to "General Rules", the heading "III-Certificate of Posting "and rule 195 shall be omitted.

[F. No.2-4/2008-PO)
Dy. Director General (PO &CP)