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Opening of new Post Office Passport Seva Kendras (POPSK) in the Third Phase

May 17, 2018

  • The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and the Department of Posts (DOP) have decided to utilize the Head Post Offices (HPO)/ Post Offices in the country as Post Office Passport Seva Kendras (POPSK) for delivery of passport related services to the citizens of the country. The objective of this partnership is to extend passport related services on a larger scale and to ensure wider area coverage.
  • In the first two phases, it was decided to open 251 POPSK in the country out of which 192 have become functional as on 14 May, 2018. Following are the functional POPSK:

      S. No.

      State/UT

      Place

      Total

      1.

      Andhra Pradesh

      Anantpur, Chittoor, Guntur, Kadappa, Kakinada, Krishna-Gudivada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Rajamundry, Srikakulam

      11

      2.

      Assam

      Dibrugarh, Kokrajhar, Mangaldoi, Silchar, Sonitpur (Tezpur), Tinsukia

      6

      3.

      Bihar

      Bettiah, Bhagalpur, Buxar, Chhapra, East Champaran, Gaya, Madhubani, Munger, Muzaffarpur, Navada, Purnea, Samastipur, Siwan

      13

      4.

      Chattisgarh

      Bilaspur, Durg, Rajnandgaon, Surguja

      4

      5.

      Dadar & Nagar Haveli

      Silvasa

      1

      6 .

      Daman

      Daman & Diu

      1

      7 .

      Delhi

      Janak Puri, Nehru Place, Patparganj, Yamuna Vihar

      4

      8 .

      Gujarat

      Anand, Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Dahod, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Kheda, Mehsana, Navsari, Palanpur, Valsad, Veraval

      13

      9 .

      Haryana

      Faridabad, Hisar, Kaithal, Karnal, Panipat, Yamunanagar

      6

      10 .

      Himachal Pradesh

      Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Palampur, Una

      6

      11 .

      Jammu & Kashmir

      Anantnag, Baramulla, Kathua, Leh, Rajouri, Udhampur

      6

      12.

      Jharkhand

      Bokaro, Deoghar, Dhanbad, Dumka, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Medininagar

      7

      13 .

      Karnataka

      Belagavi, Bellary, Bidar, Davangere, Gadag, Hassan, Mysuru, Raichur, Shivamogga, Tumakuru, Udupi, Vijayapur

      12

      14 .

      Kerala

      Chengannur, Idukki (Kattappana), Kasargod, Pathanamthitta

      4

      15 .

      Lakshadweep

      Kavaratti

      1

      16 .

      Madhya Pradesh

      Balaghat, Chhindwara, Dewas, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Satna, Vidisha

      7

      17 .

      Maharashtra

      Ahmednagar, Aurangabad, Beed, Ghatkopar/Vikhroli, Jalna, Kolhapur, Nanded, Pimpri Chinchwad, Sangli, Satara, Wardha

      11

      18 .

      Meghalaya

      Tura

      1

      19.

      Odisha

      Balasore, Baripada, Berhampur, Bhawanipatna, Koraput, Rourkela, Sambalpur

      7

      20 .

      Puducherry

      Karaikal

      1

      21 .

      Punjab

      Bathinda, Moga, Patiala, Phagwara

      4

      22 .

      Rajasthan

      Ajmer, Alwar, Barmer, Bikaner, Chittorgarh, Churu, Hanumangarh, Jaisalmer, Jhalawar, Jhunjhunu, Karauli-Dhaulpur, Kota, Nagaur, Pali, Sriganganagar

      15

      23.

      Tamil Nadu

      Cuddalore, Kanyakumari, Perambalur, Salem, Tiruvannamalai, Vellore, Viluppuram, Virudhunagar

      8

      24.

      Telangana

      Adilabad, Kammam, Medak, Mehbubnagar, Nalgonda, Siddipet, Warangal (Hanamkonda)

      7

      25 .

      Uttar Pradesh

      Agra, Allahabad, Amethi, Ayodhya/ Faizabad, Azamgarh, Bahraich, Ballia, Balrampur, Bijnaur, Deoria, Ghazipur, Gonda, Jaunpur, Jhansi, Mau, Meerut, Moradabad, Pilibhit, Pratapgarh, Rae Bareli, Rampur, Sitapur, Sultanpur, Unnao

      24

      26 .

      Uttarakhand

      Almora, Haldwani (Kathgodam), Nainital, Roorkee, Rudrapur

      5

      27.

      West Bengal

      Asansol, Bardhman, Barrackpore, Malda, Nadia (Krishnanagar), North Kolkata (Beadon Street), Raiganj (North Dinajpur).

      7

      Total

      192

  • Following the launch of these POPSK and the positive response received from the people, MEA and DOP have now decided to open another 38 POPSK in Phase-III at the following places to take the total number of POPSK to 289 in the country:

    S. No.

    State/UT

    Place

    Total

    1

    Andhra Pradesh

    Amalapuram, Eluru, Vizianagaram

    3

    2

    Assam

    Barpeta, Kaliabor, Nawgong

    3

    3

    Bihar

    Nalanda, Sheohar, Sitamarhi

    3

    4

    Gujarat

    Porbandar

    1

    5

    Jharkhand

    Chatra, Giridih, Lohardaga

    3

    6

    Kerala

    Palakkad

    1

    7

    Madhya Pradesh

    Khajuraho, Rewa, Sagar

    3

    8

    Maharashtra

    Akola, Amravati, Chandrapur, Baramati, Madha

    5

    9

    Rajasthan

    Bharatpur, Bhilwara, Dausa, Kotputli, Tonk-Sawai Madhopur

    5

    10

    Tamil Nadu

    Kallakurichi

    1

    11

    Telangana

    Zahirabad

    1

    12

    Uttarakhand

    Pithoragarh

    1

    13

    Uttar Pradesh

    Farrukhabad, Maharajganj, Misrikh

    3

    14

    West Bengal

    Balurghat, Chinsurah , Medinipur, Birbhum, Diamond Harbour

    5

    Total

    38

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