Panaji: July 13, 2016 …. Deputy Chief Minister Shri Francis D ‘Souza has underscored the need to lay more thrust on rural areas by Postal Department for extending their network of services. He said due to corporate sector in urban areas the Postal Department has to face stiff competition as such it will be appropriate to focus on the rural areas by the postal department to yield desired results, he added.
Deputy Chief Minster was speaking at a Goa Postal Division Felicitation Function organized by Department of Post, India at Patto, Panaji today. Shri Surendra Furtado, Mayor, City Corporation Panaji was present on the occasion.
Speaking further Dy. Chief Minister said postal services is a part of society and to have 95% of local staff in Goa is a great achievement of Post Department. He appreciated the work of Post Offices in Goa and said they should work like private sector or corporate sector to deliver better services to the customers.
Surendra Furtado, Mayor, City Corporation Panaji also spoke on the occasion. Outstanding contribution made by staff in various section for the year 2015-16 were felicitated at the hands of Chief Guest by offering them a memento and a certificate.
Earlier ShriVinod Kumar Verma, Post Master General, Goa Region welcomed the guests.
Smt. Archana Gopinathan, Senior Superintendent, Goa Region proposed vote of thanks. Smt. Rupali Mhambre compered the function.