Keeping in mind, the upcoming Kumbh Mela 2019 all set to take place next month in Prayagraj. The Indian Post has made new facilities available for devotees, who will be visiting the annual fair.
The postal department has made special preparations for next month’s Kumbh Mela. This is planned to facilitate the pilgrims arriving at Prayagraj next year.
The postal department will be setting up the post office’s on the boats as well, so that the devotees can avail services everywhere, this is in addition to with 10 additional post offices in the fair
The Postal department authorities told media that people will also get services like Money Order and Speed Post in the post office installed on boats.
This is planned as most of the people coming to the Kumbh Mela are from villages and many of them like to buy things at the fair and send them to their relatives. Parcel facility will also be made available to them.
In order to facilitate ,acquisition, the Indian Post Payments Bank (IPPB) will be made available at all these counters. People can easily get money by placing their thumbprint.
The department will engage more postmen from nearby districts have also been posted in Prayagraj for efficient functioning during the Kumbh Mela.