A new system changed into felt required to truely the technique of manual sorting and transport of mails. presence of various languages, places with comparable names created a variety of confusion and a fashionable manner became had to simplify the manner.

India Pincode Search

Select one of the state,District, and office_name and get your PIN code.


The PIN system was introduced on 15 August 1972 by Shriram Bhikaji Velankar, an additional secretary in the Union Ministry of Communications. The system was introduced to simplify the manual sorting and delivery of mail by eliminating confusion over incorrect addresses, similar place names, and different languages used by the public

PIN Structure

The first digit of a PIN indicates the zone, the second indicates the sub-zone, and the third, combined with the first two, indicates the sorting district within that zone. The final three digits are assigned to individual post offices within the sorting district.