11 April 2017
Kulbir singh kalsi
Department of Posts has joined hands with State Bank of India to promote SBI buddy e-wallet and POS Machines to facilitate digitalization of Cash transactions for cashless transactions in the Post Office counters for booking of Speed Post and Registered Post articles.
Shri P.K Swain, Chief Postmaster General, Punjab Circle and Shri Anil Kishora, Chief General Manager, SBI, Chandigarh today dedicated SBI buddy e-wallet and SBI POS Machines at Chandigarh GPO for the general public. Speaking on the occasion, Shri P.K. Swain expressed his pleasure that installation of SBI Buddy e-wallet and POS Machines will facilitate economy through digital payments/cashless Transactions in Post Offices. He also informed that SBI buddy e-wallet and SBI POS Machines facility will be further extended to other Post Offices in Punjab. Effort will be made also to extend this facility to other Post Offices in Chandigarh City in tune with Chandigarh as cashless city. Shri Sanjay Kumar, General Manager Network-I SBI, Ms. Manisha Bansal Badal, Director Postal Services(HQ), Punjab and Ms. Radhika Dhir, Sr. Supdt of Post Offices, Chandigarh Division also graced the occasion.
Shri Swain said that India Post is not only a partner in the nation’s growth but also a partner in the nation’s vision of a cashless India. The public welcomed the move of India Post to set up POS machines and SBI Buddy wallet in Post Offices and crowded the counters for cashless transactions.