Panchayat Sanchar Sewa Kendras

This is a scheme to provide basic Postal facilities to Gram Panchayat Villages which do not have Post Offices. Through this scheme Sale of Stamp and Postal Stationary booking of Registered articles, delivery of letters, facility for Small Savings (wherever feasible) can be done in these Gram Panchayat Villages. For this Gram Panchayat is required to select a youth who will be designated as Sanchar Kendra Agent (SKA) of the Panchayat for operating the scheme within the jurisdiction of the Panchayat.  

The Department of Posts will pay a fixed allowance of Rs.600/- per month to the Sanchar Kendra Agent (SKA) for providing these services. In addition, he/she will also get commission for sale of stamp & stationary, booking and delivery of registered articles as per prescribed rate given below:
(A) A commission of 5% of the value of Stamps/Stationary will be paid at the time of purchase of stamp in normal rural area. In hilly and tribal areas, commission at the following rate will be paid :-

  • On sale up to Rs.100/- @5
    On sale from Rs. 101/- to Rs. 200/- @ 7.5%
    On sale from Rs. 201/- and above @ 10%

(B) A commission of 50 paise for booking and delivery of each registered article

(C) For operating STD\PCO\Gram Panchayat Phone, commission prescribed by the Department of Telecommunication (now B.S.N.L.) can also be availed.  

During the Year 2001-2002, PSSK were opened in the state at 20 Villages, but due introduction of  matching saving scheme, PSSK service is now functioning in two villages.

1. Bungkawn Nursery

 2. Chawnhu

Designed, developed and hosted by National Informatics Centre, Mizoram State Centre, Aizawl