Source : The HIndu (Business online)
Monday, March 25, 2013
DATA MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS TO DoP BY A SWISS Co.,
Frama AG, a Swiss mail handling and data management solutions company, on Thursday announced its formal entry into
company said it would market its franking machines in the country, along with
other products, such as letter openers, folders, and tax meters. India
The Swiss company said it had received the Department of Posts (DoP) approval to market its postal franking machines in
India and was approaching State Governments,
including Maharashtra, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh,
Uttarakhand, Jharkhand, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.
Amit Mittal, Executive Director, Frama
India, said that since the company was
recognised by the DoP as a manufacturer, supplier and maintainer of postal
franking solutions, the Frama systems would provide customers easy access to ’s postal
services and would also open up postal discounts. India
Franking machines automatically stamp letters or packages and compute the total charges. Mittal said the company was targeting all corporate organisations and offices that need to send out bulk mails.
He said Frama was also looking at bringing State Governments on board for their tax meters, which would help automate the revenue collection process.
Mittal said that the tax meter machines would electronically generate and verify stamp papers, while also maintaining a complete audit trail. This is expected to cut the time required for generating stamp papers.