Despite the lockout in the country due to corona, the postal department played an important role. The postal department has been honored with the Healthgiri Award as the best logistic service provider. The award was presented by India Today to the Postal Department on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti 2nd October 2020.
About the Award
Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr. Harshvardhan announced the award. In times of crisis like the Corona, postal workers delivered letters, parcels, money orders, and medicines to everyone, regardless of their lives. During the lockout, the postal department delivered ventilators, PPE pests along with medicines to every corner of the country.
Postal Secretary Pradeepto Kumar accepting the award. Apart from the postal department, awards were also given to Indian Railways, Transport Corporation of India, SpiceJet Limited, and All Cargo Logistics.