MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS (Department of Posts) CORRIGENDUM
New Delhi, the 7th February, 2023
G.S.R. 85(E).—In the notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Communications (Department of Posts), number G.S.R. 17(E), dated the 10th January, 2023, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), dated the 10th January, 2023, at page 5,-
(i) in line 10, after the words “Speed Post parcels”, insert “for Contractual or Bulk Customers”;
(ii) in line 14, after the words “Speed Post Parcels”, insert “for Contractual or Bulk Customers”; and
(iii) in line 17, for “s. 6/-”, read “Rs. 6/-”.
[F. No. 1-3/2022-PO] JAGANNATH SRINIVASAN, Dy. Director General
MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS
(Department of Posts)
New Delhi, the 10th January, 2023
G.S.R. 17(E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by section 21 and section 32, 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) These rules may be called the Indian Post Office (Amendment) Rules, 2023.
(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
- In the Indian Post Office Rules, 1933, (hereinafter referred to as the said rules), for rule 74, the following rule shall be substituted, namely:-
“74. In addition to postage and the fee for registration paid, wherever applicable, the following fee shall be charged for insurance of any of the postal articles as mentioned in rule 72, namely:
(i) For insurance of Business Parcels and Speed Post parcels:
Insured value upto Rs. 200 – Rs. 4
Insured value above Rs. 200 – Rs.4 + 1.50% of insured value exceeding Rs. 200
(ii) For insurance of postal articles other than Business Parcels and Speed Post Parcels:
When the value insured does not exceed Rs. 200/- – Rs. 10/-
For every additional Rs. 100/- or fraction thereof in excess of Rs. 200/- s. 6/-”.
3. In rule 102-I of the said rules, in clause (e), in the table, for the entries, the following shall be substituted, namely: –
|Amount to be recovered from addressee||Schedule of fee|
|“Up to Rs. 6,500/-||1.6% of the amount recovered|
|Above Rs. 6,500/-||Rs. 100/- + 1% of amount exceeding Rs. 6,500/-”.|
[F. No. 1-3/2022-PO]
JAGANNATH SRINIVASAN, Dy. Director General
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