The Office of PMG North Karnataka Region is located at Saptapur 2nd Cross, Dharwad, 580001 The sylvan surroundings of the office is not alone eco-friendly, but also highly customer-friendly. The offices of the following are located in these premises:

Shri. M.P.Rajan,

Postmaster General,

North Karnataka Region,

Dharwad - 580001.

Ph: 0091-0836-2742001

e-mail: pmgnkdw@sancharnet.in

Shri. Charles Lobo,

Director Postal Services,

o/o PMG N K Region,

Dharwad - 580 001.

Ph: 0091-0836-2740400

e-mail: loboc2001@yahoo.com

North Karnataka Region covers 12 revenue districts.  It has 14 Postal Divisions, One Postal Stores Depot, One RMS Division.

            The region covers over 52% of the State of Karnataka and 12 revenue districts of Karnataka out of 27 districts.  The entire area of the region is declared as backward for development purpose by the Government of Karnataka.  The average area and average population served by each Post office in the region comes to 2.23 Sq.Kms and 4226 respectively.

Demographic & District Particulars of Postal Divisions

 Sl. No.

Division

District

No. of Talukas

Population (1991 Census)

Area in Sq.kms Number of Urban centres

Number of Villages

Number of post offices

01

Bagalkot

Bagalkot

6

1151005

6017.9

6

577

331

02

Belgaum

Belgaum

5

1672700

6705.6

5

690

327

03

Belgaum

Belgaum

4

1555556

4224

3

315

212

04

Belgaum

Belgaum

2

928622

2531.4

2

307

177

05

Bellary

Bellary

8

1489225

9897.5

8

619

456

06

Bidar

Bidar

3

1255799

5388.4

4

624

304

07

Bijpur

Bijpur

5+(1)

1432380

10541

5

654

419

08

Dharwad

Dharwad

5

1676300

4076

5

351

217

09

Gadag

Gadag

5

867600

4580

5

309

173

10

Gulbarga

Gulbarga

10

1067333

16224

10

1303

623

11

Haveri

Haveri

7

1295095

4848

7

680

258

12

Karwar

Karwar

5

639509

3337

5

425

238

13

Karwar

Karwar

4

578453

6885

4

903

257

14

Raichur

Raichur

5

1549481

14017

5

1396

508

15  

Koppal

4

261027

5559

4

0

0

     

49

17422076

104831.8

78

9153

4500

                                                                                                        

Mails 

Review of delivery system of Post Offices & Review of intra  Region mail arrangement in postal divisions in the Region has been carried out & the delivery time of 98 post offices is revised so as to connect all the mails received in the office up to 10-00 hrs  for the same day delivery . 

In  order to avoid the delay to the public mails Kumta Sorting Office was opened with effect from 16-7-01  6,724 Test letters from Taluka Head Quarter Post Offices  in NK Region were posted  during the month of Januaryn-01to ascertain the points of delay. 6,724 Test letters from Taluka HQ PO to Taluka HO PO in North Karnataka Region, were posted during the month of January’01 to ascertain the actual transit time taken between each Taluka HQ to other Taluka HQ & found that the mails at 78 palces were considerably delayed. Hence the following actions were taken.

Official Language Implementaion in the Region

1)         Inauguation of half yearly Magazine “Uttarmukhi” from January 2001 to June 2001

2)         Every month Book Review Competition conducted among officials

3)         Hindi Fortnight – Hindi Day ( from 1-9-2001 to 14-9-2001)

4)         All kinds of leave letters written in Hindi only by all officials

5)         Award given to the officials who have worked in Hindi

6)         Rubber Stamps made in Hindi and English (billingual)

7)         Attendance Register – the list of names of officials is written in Hindi/

            English (bilingual)

8)         Training given to the officials to appear  the examination – Pragya

9)         Written in Hindi on files and names

10)       Purchase of Hindi Books  and Magzines like monthly, weekly and

News paper like India to-day, Vanith, Suman Saurabha,Cricket,

and News paper Nava Bharat times

11)       Conducted the quarterly meeting of  the OLIC meeting

12        Inward and Outward of daily Hindi papers.