Sunday, February 28, 2010

Present status of E.M.S. facility offered at the 'N.G.J.A.'

Subject: Present status of E.M.S. facility offered at the ‘N.G.J.A.’

Date : 23.02.2010

Dear All,

1). In accordance with our request made on 11.12.2009 a meeting was convened by the Post Master General on 16.02.2010. This meeting was Chaired by him and the participants included Chairman E.D.B., Actg. D.D.G.– N.G.J.A., D.G.M.(S.L.I.C.), Secretary & Executive committee members of ‘S.L.G.J.A.’ among others.

2). Following decisions were taken at the meeting.

(a) Instead by ‘E.M.S.’, Gem & Jewellery parcels have to be sent under insured

letter category in the future. This category of parcels are also transported in the same flight along with E.M.S. category mail. Therefore there will not be any undue delays, and the parcels will be acknowledged on delivery and the exporters will have to incur a lesser cost.

(b) Insurance cover for the parcel has to be obtained by the exporter from SLIC

Ltd or any authorized Insurer. It is not necessary to obtain additional

insurance cover from Postal Department. It will be compulsory to affix a

sticker indicating insurance cover and a bar Code label on the parcel.

(c) Postal Department will develop a special page on their website for gem

and jewellery exporters to enable them to track the movements of their

export parcels.

Submitted for your kind information.

Ajith Perera

Actg. Deputy Director General

National Gem & Jewellery Authority

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