July 8, 2013
DO No. 17-3/2013-MV Dated 05/07/2013
There is a proposal to supply bicycles to Branch Offices for providing better postal access to the rural areas and also for delivery of mail.
2. In this context, requirement of bicycles regarding their utility in your Circle for procurement of rural business like booking of articles, money orders, etc. through hand held devices need to be re-assessed. It may be kept in view that bicycles will also be used delivery of mails pending on local terrain, climate conditions like heavy rainfall, extreme heat and cold, etc. You may also like to have views / comments on this issue from the field offices, and especially from divisions falling in difficult areas like hilly areas, and desert areas, areas having very high rainfall.
3. Kindly communicate your requirement of bicycles accordingly within one week positively.