Post Offices to get ATMs soon

The Department of Posts will soon set up automated teller machines (ATM) in Chennai GPO and eight head post offices in the city and surrounding areas for its savings bank customers. Officials of the postal department said that steps are being taken earmark sites measuring 80 sq.ft. at the post offices. The eight HPOs are : Anna Road, T. Nagar, Mylapore, St. Thomas Mount, Park Town, Ambattur, Avadi Camp and Tambaram. The Civil work for establishing the ATMs would begin in about two months. Nearly 10 lakh account holders in the post offices are expected to benefit from the 24 hour ATM facilities. Once the facility is in place, customers need not spend time working at the counters to withdraw cash.

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