Postinfo is an application categorized under “Productivity” in Google play store. This application is developed by Centre for Excellence in Postal Technology. The content in the application is rated E for Everyone. The app is compatible with android version 4.2 and up and it was updated last on 15-March 2021. The latest build is 3.2.0 and the size of the application depends on the device at use. This application has no in app purchase making it completely free to use. This application has more than 5,000,000 installs and has been reviewed by more than 82,000 users giving it a 3.6 rating in the
Google play store. The app does not share data with third parties.
With the emergence of computer in the 21st century the methods of official communication has changed drastically. Emails have completely replaced letters and have become an inevitable part of life for the working class. Nowadays children also have email ids that they use for their personal use like chatting with friends. It’s truly a remarkable innovation that has completely changed the way people communicate. The importance of old ways of communication like the post and manual mail delivery is still relevant to a level. Most of the official organizations still use traditional postage system to communicate with the citizens. Until the time this trend changes traditional postage system will retain their importance. This doesn’t mean that internet has not helped the postage system in anyway.
Postinfo is an app developed by Centre for Excellence in Postal Technology which has helped normal citizens to keep track and get valuable information about mails and postage. Users can actively track packages using this app, this used to be a major hassle when it came to traditional postal services but with this feature, users can easily see where their package has reached and when it will be delivered. Users can get information and address of the nearest post offices using the app. By entering first three character of the name of the Post office or by entering the Pin code of the office the users can get a list of matching Post offices. By clicking again on the row the user gets the details like Name of Post office, Street address (location), contact details of the Post office (where ever available) for the selected Post office.
The tracking facility is made available on this mobile app for the following types of mail items. Speed Post, Registered Letter, Insured Letter, Value Payable Letter, Insured Value Payable Letter, Registered Packets, Registered Periodicals, Registered Parcel, Insured Parcel, Value Payable Parcel ,
Insured Value Payable Parcel, Business Parcel, Business Parcel COD, Express Parcel, Express Parcel COD, Electronic Money Order (e-MO). Users can also use the app as Postage Calculator, Insurance premium calculator and an Interest calculator.