KU to train postal staff in Kashmir
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Feb 7: Kashmir University will conduct various types of training programmes for the postal staff in Kashmir region so that the post offices function in a professional way.
This decision was taken at a joint meeting held between John Samuel, Chief Postmaster General, J&K and Prof Talat Ahmad, Vice-Chancellor, KU today.
It was decided that the training will begin from March, 2013 onwards.
Samuel said the capacity building of postal staff will be one of the key areas of J&K Postal Circle during this year.“This will involve many areas including staff involvement, staff training and staff welfare matters,” he said.
Samuel said the Post Office has planned for major initiatives to upgrade the post offices from ‘Good to Great’. “The staff training and education is one of the key strategies to achieve this.”
The Chief Postmaster General announced that the training will cover key areas including personality development, leadership development, financial management, total quality management, marketing management, customer relationship skills etc.
The training programmes will be developed by KU and all the staff members of Post Office will undergo the training programmes in a phased manner. IT was decided that a workshop on gender sensitization will be organized by the KU for the post office staff.
Chief Postmaster General announced that apart from training programmes and workshops, the staff will be sent to Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Mysore etc. for training on various postal products including Philately, Speed Post, Mail Management, Parcel etc.
The Vice Chancellor, KU said that the University will be developing the course design for these programmes by involving the faculty members with relevant specializations.
Meanwhile the Post Office Building at University of Kashmir is being modernized with a view to provide better facilities to the students studying in the University, a statement here said.
Chief Postmaster General said that the post office will offer a large range of postal services so that tailor-made services are provided to staff and students from the post office.
Lastupdate on : Thu, 7 Feb 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Thu, 7 Feb 2013 18:30:00 GMT
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