What is the source of this database?
This database has been sourced from the India post
What is a PIN code?
The Postal Index Number or popularly know as the PIN code is the post code for post
office numbering used by the India Post. It a series of number grouped as per postal regions and postal
circles defined by the India Post, required for sorting mails.
- The code is 6 digits long
- The first digit indicates the postal region
- The last 3 digits refer to the delivery post office
- Was introduced on Aug 15, 1972