BARASAT, North 24 Parganas, WEST BENGAL – POST OFFICE details

BARASAT is a Head Office, located in North 24 Parganas district of WEST BENGAL, INDIA. Details:

Post Office Name:BARASAT
Post Office type:Head Office
District:North 24 Parganas
PIN code:700124
Related Sub-Office (S.O.):NA
Related Head Office (H.O.):NA
Post Office Contact Address:Postmaster, Post Office, BARASAT(Head Office), North 24 Parganas, WEST BENGAL, INDIA (IN), Pin – 700124
Delivery Status:Delivery
Postal Taluk:Barasat – I
Postal Division:Barasat
Postal Region:Calcutta
Postal Circle:West Bengal
Contact no:033-25843281

PIN Code:

India has a total of 29 states, with more than 720 districts spread across the country, comprising of more than 6 lakh Villages, 8200 cities and towns, making Indian Postal services one of the world’s biggest and prominent mailing service, with a huge widespread network of 1,56,000+ Post Offices across the Nation.

These Post offices has been allotted a unique PIN code to ensure convenience and smooth functioning of the network.

The word PIN in PIN code stands for Postal Index Number. It is also known as area postal code or zip code and is six digits long. The aim of the system was to make manual sorting and delivery of letters easy by avoiding confusion over an incorrect address and similar names of areas.

The first digit of the PIN code indicates the region, the second  digit dictates the Sub-region, and the third combined with the first two indicates the sorting district within that zone. The fourth digit of the PIN code represents the route on which the delivery office is located in the district. The last two digit indicates the post offices.