Postal Index Number or Pincode. This policy was introduced by the Indian Postal Service on August 15, 1972.
The number is six digits long. Major post offices in the country are assigned a unique (unique) PIN number.
The country is classified into a total of 8 Postal Regions. The first digit in the zip code indicates these.
There are mainly 8 pincode regions in India. The 'area' where the first digit post office is located in pincode.
The second digit 'sub-region' The third digit 'district'; The last three digits represent the 'Number of Personal Post Offices'.
For E.g -
431118 is a Jamthi B.O post office pin code and this is a 6 digit code. The 1st two digits represent the state,
the 2nd two digits represent the district and therefore the 3rd two digits represents the Post Office.
In this case the primary two digits 78 represents the state MAHARASHTRA, the second two digits 33 represent the district Aurangabad,
and finally 84 represents the Post Office Jamthi B.O Thus the postcode of Jamthi B.O, Related Sub Office Phardapur S.O ,Aurangabad, MAHARASHTRA is 431118
The Indian PIN code database contains the PIN code details of about 1,54,700 + post offices, their location, district and state.
You can also find out the taluk and how the post offices are connected with each other. You can also search for the PIN code to
find the details and address of that PIN code.
The pincode data on this site is mirrored from the 'Pincode Search' tool on the official India Post website.
The same can be found on the following link: https://www.indiapost.gov.in/Pin/pinsearch.aspx