Post offices to offer matrimonial services

The Department of Posts has tied-up with BharatMatrimony.com, one of India's leading matrimony portal.

india Updated: Apr 20, 2006 20:07 IST

Your next visit to the post office is about to get a lot more exciting.

The ubiquitous post office will soon be an interface to marital bliss.

BharatMatrimony.com, one of India's leading matrimony portal, has signed an agreement with the Department of Posts, under which the portal will provide registration and membership services through head post offices across the country.

"The website will create new happy families through the Department of Posts," principal chief postmaster general of Tamil Nadu circle Vatsala Raghu said.

At first, this service will be available only at the head post offices.

The DoP has 22 circles and each circle has head post offices and a nodal office.

"All our retail initiatives have a customer-centric focus. Our tie-up with the Department of Posts will not only strengthen our retail network but will also add to our credibility", BharatMatrimony.com CEO J Murugavel said.

A free member of the portal can now become a paid member by purchasing scratch cards from head post offices.

First Published: Apr 20, 2006 20:07 IST