People in Ladakh region still trust post office

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Kargil, Mar 27 (UNI) In a jet age when the communication with others is just a baton away, people still trust post service in remote and far flung areas in Ladakh region where three more sub-post offices were opened today.

When the entire region remained cut off during winter months from the rest of the country by road due to snowfall, people living in far flung and remote areas get essential commodities, including life saving drugs, school books, uniforms and other article through postal service.

In the Information Technology (IT) age, letters are the only means for the people of these remote areas to remain in touch with their relatives and children outside.

Mr Abdul Majeeb Dar, superintendent of post offices in Ladakh division, inaugurated a post office at Panikhar, on the foothills of Nun Kun peak, one of the most attractive destination for tourists from around the globe.

Two more sub-post offices were also inaugurated in the remote areas. With this a total of 93 branch, 14 sub and one head post offices are functioning in the Ladakh region.

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