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March held to popularise WUMT service

IN A bid to popularise and raise awareness about the Western Union Money Transfer (WUMT) service, the Postal Department took out a rally on Saturday.

india Updated: May 21, 2006 00:19 IST

IN A bid to popularise and raise awareness about the Western Union Money Transfer (WUMT) service, the Postal Department took out a rally on Saturday.

Senior superintendent of post office (eastern division), Ritu Ganguly, flagged off the rally at head post office in Varanasi. During the rally, people informed about the functioning of Western Union Money Transfer service at several places including Gadaulia, Durgakund, Rathyatra, BHU, DLW, Chaubepur, Sakaldiha, Muhgalsarai and Chandauli. Local experts of Western Union Money Transfer, Lav Kush Chaurasia informed that it was easy and secure to get money through Western Union Money Transfer. “The subscribers could easily send their money to the receiver through this service,” he said and added that the branch of WUMT provided a Money Transfer Control Number to the senders.

Chaurasia said that receivers could get the money transferred by the senders easily by giving his legal identity cards. He further informed that there was no need to open accounts in the WUMT and process of sending and receiving money was very easy through this service.

It may be mentioned that WUMT service was one of the biggest service, provided by the Indian postal department to the customers. This service was transferring money of more than 220 countries in India.

A large number of employees of the postal department participated in the rally. Senior post master Gopi Nath Yadav felicitated Ritu Ganguly and expressed his gratitude.

First Published: May 21, 2006 00:19 IST