Tamilnadu Postal Circle

Premium Services

Business Post

Business Post provides complete mailing solutions right from mail preparation to mail delivery which is ideal for corporate firms, bulk mailers, small businesses as well as large companies. Business Post integrates the pre-mailing activities with mail handling and delivery operations. This offers India Post customers, the best value and speed for their pre-mailing and mailing needs.

Business Post handles all mailing needs such as Monthly Bills, Regular mailers, Annual Reports, Dividend Warrants, Share Certificates, etc.

Customers can choose from a range of cost-effective and professional mailing services, including collection of mail from customer premises, franking, inserting, sealing and addressing etc. to meet their specific business needs. High speed franking machines are used for franking the mails with required postage.

The rates for each service

Service Business Post rates effective from 01-04-2015 (In Rs.)
Un-Registered Registered
Collection from premises 0.30 0.50
Franking 0.40 0.50
Addressing 0.50 0.50
Sealing 0.20 0.20
For Inserting (per insertion) 0.20 0.20
For Folding before insertion 0.10 0.20
For continuous stationery that requires cutting 0.05 0.05
For pasting pre gummed computerized address label 0.05 0.05
Pasting computerized address labels that are not pre-gummed 0.10 0.10
For insertions that are to be matched with address on the envelope 0.15 0.15
Special handling for articleweighing up to 100 grams. 0.30 0.70
Special handling for every additional 100 grams or part 0.20 0.20

Bill Mail Services

Bill Mail Service provides a cost effective solution for mailing of periodic communications in the nature of financial statements, bills, monthly account bills or other items of similar nature which may be posted by service providers to their customers at least once in 90 days under this service.

The Bill Mail Service does not include communication in the nature of letter mail or having personal communication or exclusive commercial publicity material. Inclusions (those permitted under Direct Post) are permitted at Rs.0.25 per insertion.

The minimum quantity of articles to be posted at a time is 5000. Rate of postage will be ₹ 3.00 for a weight not exceeding 50 grams and Rs.2.00 for additional 50 grams or a fraction thereof. The customer is required to hand over Bill Mail, which is fully sorted pin code wise and bundled delivery post office wise at the identified Post Offices. There is no credit facility.

National Bill Mail Service allows Bill Mail Service articles meant for one outstation destination to be bundled in one package, which can be sent to destination cities as Speed Post, Regd. Parcel/Business Parcel etc. on payment by the sender. The individual bills in the package are charged only at the Bill Mail Service rates.

The detailed tariff is furnished below:-

Product Minimum Quantity Location Periodicity Weight Rate
BMS 5000 at a time Identified locations Atleast once in 90 days 50 gms
Addl. 50gms
NBMS 10000 at a time Throughout India Atleast once in 90 days 50 gms
Addl. 50gms
NBMS as a part of BMS 5000 at a time Throughout India Atleast once in 90 days 50 gms
Addl. 50gms

Direct Post

With the increasing commercial activity in India, the need for Direct Advertising of their products and services by the business organizations is growing.

Direct Mail, which can be defined as ‘printed matter usually carrying a sales message or announcement designed to elicit a response from a carefully selected consumer or business market’ is the most potent medium for Direct Advertising. Direct mail can be both addressed as well as un-addressed.

Direct Post is the un-addressed component of Direct Mail, and would comprise of un-addressed postal articles like letters, cards, brochures, questionnaires, pamphlets, samples, promotional items like CDs/Pen Drives and Cassettes etc., coupons, posters, mailers or any other form of printed communication that is not prohibited by the Indian Post Office Act 1898 or Indian Post Office Rules 1933.

The Direct Post has been introduced by Department of Posts vide its OM no. 39-01/2001-BDD dated 2nd June 2005.​

Conditions for availing Direct Post:

Only un-addressed postal articles like letters, cards, brochures, questionnaires, pamphlets, samples, promotional items like CDs/Pen Drives and Cassettes etc., coupons, posters, mailers or any other form of printed communication that is not prohibited by the Indian Post Office Act 1898 or Indian Post Office Rules 1933.
A minimum quantity of 1000 pieces can be accepted under the ‘Direct Post’.

Articles to be accepted have to be such that they do not exceed the length and width of an A3 size paper.

Articles posted as ‘Direct Post’ will bear no address or name on the communication. These will be accepted in bulk in designated offices and will not be posted in a letter box.

In case of articles meant for delivery in other towns, Direct Post articles would be accepted in PIN Code wise bundles.

Contact Us
For further details and business requirements,contact Business Development Cell of your Circle
Business Development Directorate
Department of Posts, Ministry of Communications,
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tel: 91-11-23096110.
Toll free No. : 1800-11-8282

Media Post

India Post offers an unique media concept to help the Indian corporate and the Government organisations reach potential customers through “MEDIA POST”, which is creative, personalized and cost effective. Take your brand to reach the mass in fast track through Media Post.

Advertise on the following Postal Stationery:-

  1. Postcards
  2. Inland letter cards
  3. Meghdoot Postcards
  4. POSB Passbooks
  5. Scrollers /LCD/LED TVs available in Post offices.
  6. Banners inside Post office premises & Wall painting in compound walls.

Advertisement Rates & Specifications :


Space for advertisement

Rate per piece

Minimum order quantity

Discount structure

Single colour

Multi colour


3 x 2.2 Cms

10 Paise

20 Paise

10 Lakhs


Inland letter cards

9 x 2.5 Cms

15 Paise

30 Paise

10 Lakhs


Meghdoot Postcards

6.2 x 8.2  Cms


 2 Rupees

1 Lakh

(i)5% discount for 5 Lakhs and above
(ii)10% discount for 10 Lakhs and above

Meghdoot Post Cards

Meghdoot Postcards are the fastest selling postal stationery. The present sale price of Meghdoot Postcard is on 25 paise per card, compared to 50 paise for the regular post card. At least 2 contacts per post card are assured. (i.e sender and receiver). In practice, 6 to 7 persons are exposed to a post card.

Meghdoot Postcard is extensively used in the economically growing semi urban and rural areas. It is the most appropriate medium for spreading awareness relating to health, social issues, environmental and consumer concerns. Besides Government and Private sector organisations, Banking sectors (eg. DRDA, ONGC, PCRA, Dept of Tourism etc.,) may also find this a potent medium.

The consumer product manufactures, who would like to expand in the semi-urban and rural areas can’t find a better avenue than Meghdoot Postcards.

Technical Details :

  1. Half of the Postcard on the address side (measures 9 x 6.5 cms) is available for advertisement.
  2. Multicolour (4 colours) advertisement can be printed.
  3. Minimum quantity order is 1 Lakh Meghdoot Postcards @ Rs.2 per card. Payment has to be made in advance.
  4. 5 % discount is admissible for order quantity being more than 5 Lakhs and 10% for order quantity more than 10 lakhs.
  5. The time required for putting the cards in the market is about 2 months from the receipt of the artwork.


e-Post service was launched during 2004 to the people who do not have internet access. This service facilitates communication between people who do not have computers and internet connectivity at either point, through electronic transmission and manual delivery of mail/message through Postman to the addressee, anywhere in India.

ePost Retail customers can either walk in to the ePost centre and hand over typed/handwritten/scanned messages/pictures etc or register themselves in online by accessing to ePost URl www.indiapost.nic.in. The latter will be called as Prepaid users who can recharge their accounts and send the messages through online.

To facilitate Corporate customers, ePost service was launched during 2010. Customers will be enrolled on receipt of the application in the prescribed form. After enrolment, they will be provided with user ID and password by which they can log in and send ePost messages from their premises. Credit facility is available for ePost corporate customers by furnishing Bank guarantee or signing of MoU. Advance payment facility is also available Retail ePost costs @ Rs10/- per page of A4 size per message. ePost corporate costs Rs.6/- per page of A4 size per message & Rs. 5/- per page of A4 size messages 50 or more messages are sent.


e-Payment is a smart option for businesses and organizations to collect their bills or other payments through Post Office network. When businesses require collection of bills and other payments from customers across the country, Post Office offers them a simple and convenient solution in the form of e-Payment.

e-Payment is a many-to-one solution which allows collection of money (telephone bills, electricity bills, examination fee, taxes, university fee, school fee etc.) on behalf of any organization. The collection is consolidated electronically using web based software and payment is made centrally through Cheque from a specified Post Office of billers choice.

The information and MIS regarding the payment can be had by the biller online. The MIS will contain the five fields of billers choice like name, telephone number, application number etc. The service is currently available through more than 14,000 Post Offices across the country.

There is no agency in the market today with a large reach and established trust as the Post Office where the public can comfortably deposit all their bills in their neighborhood.

Procedure for enrolling National and Circle Biller under e-Payment

Any organization can contact Chief Postmaster General of the concerned postal circle with their business proposal and filled-in Proforma for creation of biller id. Once the proposal is accepted, User id & Password and Biller Id Number will be generated through system and informed to the biller through e-mail automatically.

Contact us:
For further details and business requirements,contact Business Development Cell of your Circle
General Manager
Business Development Directorate
Department of Posts, Ministry of Communications,
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tel: 91-11-23096110
Toll free No. : 1800-11-8282 ​

Logistics Post


Logistics post is one of the premium services of Department of Posts . As the demand for Logistics Post is everlasting, Department of Posts is rendering services through Logistics Post since 2004. Tamilnadu Circle is the leading performer of this service.

Transportation of full truck load (FTL) and part load or less than truck load (LTL) is done through Logistics post .

Salient Features Of Logistics Post:

  1. Minimum chargeable wt. 50 Kg
  2. No minimum load for acceptance
  3. Pickup/drop facility for LTL consignments
  4. FTL-Meant for bulk loads booked by single consignor
  5. LTL -Meant for micro customers who book small goods

Tariff For LTL Consignments

Sl No Destination Points Rate per Kg (in Rs.)
1 Delhi-NSR, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Dehradun, Ludhiana 20
2 Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh 22
3 Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand 25
4 Bhopal, Indore, Raipur 17
5 Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh 22
6 Mumbai, Pune, Thane, Ahmedabad, Surat 17
7 Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa 22
8 Tamilnadu, Pondicherry 9
9 Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka 13
10 Kerala 17
11 Kolkata, Patna, Ranchi, Bhubaneswar, Siliguri 26
12 Bihar, Orissa, Jharkhand, West Bengal 29
13 Guwahati 31
14 Rest of North East 35

Retail Post


Post offices are being developed as one stop to provide a range of utility services to the customers providing convenience and ability at their door steps.

Services Under Retail Post Are:-

  1. Collection of TNEB, BSNL and Cell One bills at all the POs in Tamilnadu
  2. Collection of fine amount imposed by Greater Chennai Traffic Police under e-challan through 214 identified Post Offices in Chennai City.
  3. Collection of examination fees of Tamilnadu Public Service Commission through e-payment POs.
  4. Application forms of various recognised Universities like VIT, SRM are sold through identified POs across the Country.
  5. Sale of Stationery items, books, periodicals, magazines, philately items through 10 Post Shoppe.
  6. Issue of Special entry tickets of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam at 10 identified Post offices.
  7. Sale of Sovereign Gold Bond through Post offices as and when RBI issues notification.
  8. Renting of space for display of cars/stalls/canopy’s at Post office premises.
  9. Sale of UJALA products like LED Bulbs, Led Tube lights, etc., in tie up with Energy Efficient Services Limited through identified POs.
  10. Sale of Rakhi envelopes through identified Post Offices during the festival of Rakhi.
  11. Sale of TANTEA products through identified Post offices.

List Of Post Shoppe:

SL NO. Name of Post Shoppe Address
1 Anna Road HO Anna Salai, Chennai-02
2 Chennai GPO Beach Rd, Mannady, Fort St George, Chennai-600009
3 Coimbatore HO Goods Shed Road, Variety Hall Rd, Town Hall, Coimbatore 641001
4 Dharmapuri HO Nachiappa Street, Vellegoundampalayam Dharmapuri - 636701
5 Erode HO Periyar Nagar, Erode, Tamilnadu-638001
6 Karaikal MDG
7 Kumbakonam HO Head Post Office Rd, Gandhi Adigal Salai, Valayapettai Agraharam, Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu 612001
8 Salem HO Bus Stand, V Market Rd, opposite to Old, I Agraharam, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636001
9 Thanjavur HO Graham Nagar, Shivaji Nagar, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu 613001
10 Trichy HO Near Anjaneya Temple, Melapudur, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu 620001

Sale Of Gangajal


Distribution of Gangajal bottles was launched through Post Offices with effect from 10th July 2016. Gangajal sourced from Gangotri, Uttarakahand is being sent in packed bottles for distribution/sale across the PO counters and the cost of a Ganga Jal bottle is Rs.30/-(250 ml).

Sale of Gangajal bottles (250 ml) is available at 389 identified centres in the circle and the list of 389 identified centres in the circle is annexed with.

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