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PIN Code FAQ?
What is PIN or Postal Code?
PIN code stands for Postal Index Number code. Postal Index Number (PIN) or PIN Code is a 6 digit code of Post Office numbering used by India Post. Indian Postal Service introduced the 6 Digit Zip code or PIN Code on 15th August 1972, in order to make the process of delivering letters and parcels more efficient.
The Indian Postal Service has designated 9 specific PIN regions across the country, out of which 8 are geographical regions and the 9th is reserved for the Indian Army.
How to Identify Postal Index Number?
The idea behind a PIN code is to allow a post office to quickly identify a locality and the delivery routes for that area.
This practice was originally introduced in 1963 by the Department of Posts, with the objective of delivering mail faster.
A PIN code has eleven digits, with four digits for the region and five digits for delivery routes. The first two digits represent the region from which mail is being posted.