Decoding A PIN Code Was Never So Easy!

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2:49 pm 18 Nov, 2015


PIN – Postal Index Number was introduced on August 15, 1972. A correct address with the 6 digit PIN code enables the post to reach the addressee promptly. Do you know how it works? Let’s learn how to decode a PIN code.

 

1. The first digit of the PIN code represents the region.

  • North- 1, 2
  • West- 3, 4
  • South- 5, 6
  • East- 7,8
  • Army- 9

(In this case it is South)

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2. Second digit represents the state sub region.

(In this case it is Telangana)

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State sub regions as per second digit on combining with the first digit

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3. The third digit of a PIN code indicates the district.

(In this case it is Hyderabad/Rangareddy)

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4. The last three digits are the post office number.

(In this case KPHB Colony post office)

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5. This is how your PIN code helps the postal services to deliver your mails on time.

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Now, check out yours!

Credit: Factly

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