Supreme Court's PIN Code changed to 110001

The Department of Posts proposed to withdraw the customer specific PIN Code no. 110201 allotted exclusively to the Supreme Court of India in September 2019 and restore the earlier PIN Code no. 110001.

Created On: Sep 27, 2013 11:52 ISTModified On: Sep 30, 2020 13:58 IST
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The Supreme Court of India's PIN code was updated to 110001 in 2019, changed from earlier customised pin code of 110201 that was allotted by the Department of Posts, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology of India on September 26, 2013. 

The apex court issued a circular on September 23, 2019 that read that the Department of Posts has proposed to withdraw the customer specific PIN Code no. 110201 allotted exclusively to the Supreme Court of India and restore the earlier PIN Code no. 110001. The circular directed all concerned to make use of the said PIN Code for all future correspondence with care and caution. 

The Supreme Court was allotted the previous customised pin code to mark the completion of 41 years of the introduction of PIN Code in the country. The PIN was introduced on 15 August 1972 in India. The Department of Posts had also started a Locality Based Online Pin Code Search Directory of Delhi on this occasion for the first time in India.

 About Postal Index Number (PIN)

• Postal Index Number (PIN) or PIN Code is a 6 digit code of Post Office numbering used by India Post.
• The PIN was introduced on 15 August 1972.
• There are 9 PIN regions in the country.
• The first 8 are geographical regions.
• The digit 9 is reserved for the Army Postal Service.
• The first digit indicates one of the regions. The first 2 digits together indicate the sub region or one of the postal circles. The first 3 digits together indicate a sorting / revenue district. The last 3 digits refer to the delivery Post Office.

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