Letters to the editor : Cosmetic makeover wont do

Written by The Financial Express | Updated: Sep 30 2008, 03:55am hrs
In a major makeover move, India Post has launched its new logo and promised better and faster services. There are reports that the Post would acquire aircraft to ensure overnight delivery of consignments to major towns. Yet, there are a lot of basic issues ailing the postal service for a long time. The condition of post offices in villages, towns and even cities is pathetic. Most of them do not have telephones and employees work in congested rooms. Even computers in many post offices embody sheer neglect. Therefore, its time for India Post go the whole hog in its image rebuilding bid.

P Senthil Saravana Durai Hyderabad

Measuring inflation

As the editorial (In Indias interest, Sept 26) correctly argues, an economy of Indias size needs to have a more reliable, accurate measure of inflation.

VN Sinha Lucknow