This is with reference to "India Post needs a new stamp" (

Business Line

, October 21). The author has not examined the viability of "business mail post" and "bill mail post." In the case of the former, India Post has reduced tariff to Rs 3 per letter. The reduction of tariff was unnecessary as the couriers charge Rs 5 for local mail. What has been overlooked is the extension of credit facilities to corporates for bulk mailing.

S. Krishnamoorthy

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(This article was published in the Business Line print edition dated November 1, 2006)
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