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Pay your insurance premium at Post Offices

The Department of Posts has signed an agreement with private life insurer ICICI Prudential for collection of insurance premium through Post Offices, an official statement said today.

The service is now available at more than 200 Post offices in Gujarat, Punjab, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Maharashtra Postal Circles.

The will be no additional cost involved for the customer and the premium amount realised will be sent to ICICI Prudential through the ePayment system of India Post.

The tie-up is another step in the efforts to make the Post Offices a one-stop shop for the community. Already, post offices in several states are selling gold coins and UPSC and university application forms. They sell Darjeeling Tea in West Bengal and aloe vera products in Gujarat, while in Kerala and Andhra Pradesh they take orders for distribution of "prasadams" of various temples.

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