In the initial phase, postmen of these two districts have been provided smartphones owing to better internet connectivity.
The smartphones provided work on Android system.
The postmen update information on delivery of bar-coded mails, such as registries, speed posts and money orders. They are using ‘Postman’ app, created by the postal department and is linked to the central server.
India Post has already started receiving job applications on its portal. It is also providing facilities for recharging the mobile SIM cards.