Chennai, April 3 (IANS) People can withdraw money from their post office saving accounts as well as public/private banks through all automatic teller machines (ATM) of India Post in Tamil Nadu Postal Circle.
In a statement issued here, B. Selvakumar, Chief Postmaster General, Tamil Nadu Circle, said the India Post ATMs housed in post office premises are functioning during the lockdown.
Apart from India Post ATMs, public can also withdraw cash from their bank accounts by using Aadhaar Enabled Payment System (AEPS) in post offices/at their doorstep through postal staff, he said.
He said the postal staff are paying money orders, including old-age pension money orders, at the doorstep of the addressees during the lockdown period as a health precautionary measure.
Essential and lifesaving items like medicines, medical equipment and other pharmaceutical items can be booked in post offices by the public, pharma and e-commerce companies for delivery in the entire Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and important cities and towns in other parts of the country.