India Pincode: Indian Postal department uses unique six digits Postal Index Number(PIN) or Pincode in India. It is allotted to each district/village/town/city for post office numbering in India. It is used to find out delivery Post Offices in India. Find out the list of PIN codes for Indian States and Union territories.
India Pincode By State
|Andaman & Nicobar Islands||Lakshadweep|
|Andhra Pradesh||Madhya Pradesh|
|Dadra & Nagar Haveli||Odisha|
|Daman & Diu||Puducherry|
|Jammu & Kashmir||Tripura|
About Postal Index Number in India
A Postal Index Number (PIN), or commonly known as PIN code in India. Postal Index Number (PIN) is referred to as a six-digit code in the Indian postal code system used by India Post. A unique six digits long postal code or pin code is allotted to each district/village/town/city to ensure quick delivery of postal services.
The PIN system was introduced on 15 August 1972 by Shriram Bhikaji Velankar, an additional secretary in the Union Ministry of Communications. The system was introduced to simplify the manual sorting and delivery of mail by eliminating confusion over incorrect addresses, similar place names, and different languages used by the public.
There are nine postal zones in India, including eight regional zones and one functional zone (for the Indian Army). The first digit of a PIN indicates the zone and is allocated over the 9 zones as follows:
|1st digit of PIN||Postal Zone in India|
|1||Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Chandigarh|
|2||Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand|
|3||Rajasthan, Gujarat, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli|
|4||Maharashtra, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh|
|5||Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka|
|6||Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Puducherry, Lakshadweep|
|7||West Bengal, Odisha, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Meghalaya, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Assam, Sikkim|
|9||Army Postal Service (APS), Field Post Office (FPO)|
Pin Codes Structure in India
The first digit of a PIN indicates the zone, the second indicates the sub-zone, and the third, combined with the first two, indicates the sorting district within that zone. The final three digits are assigned to individual post offices within the sorting district.
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