Dehradun Head Post Office came under the control of SSPOs Dehradun. All the TSOs were brought under the control of the SSPOs
with effect from 1.10.1952.World
famous snow clad peaks Nandadevi, Chaukhambha, Trishul, Kedardomb,
Neelkanth and Valley of Flowers are also situated in this
Division. The Division serves the a total population of 597798
(Chamoli - 370359; Rudraprayag - 227439) SPREAD OVER 9567.61 sq. km.
through 1 HO, 1 MDG, 43 SOs, 10 EDSOs and 335 EDBOs. One Head
Post Office and one Mukhya Dak Ghar and 14 Sub Post Offices are
fully computerized in the Divsion.
the creation of the Uttarakhand State on 9.11.2000, Dehradun
has been declared "temporary capital" of the new
state. The city has been crowned with Secretariat of
Uttarakhand State, Vidhan Bhawan and a number of important
State Government Offices. On creation of Uttarakhand
Postal Circle, all POs of Hardwar District which were under
Saharanpur Division have been brought under administrative
jurisdiction of Dehradun Division with effect from
1.2.2001. The Headquarter of Division is also the HQ of
Chief Postmaster General, Uttarakhand Circle. The
City also houses a very large number of Central and State Government
Offices, includingForest Research Institute, Map Publications, ONGC,
Survey of India, Indian Military Academy, General Manager Telecom,
etc. Mussoorie, an important tourist destination,
specially for summer tourists, is a hill range with the mean height
of 6500 feet. It is a beautiful and open place for observing
sites and views all around. Lal Bahadur Shastri National
Academy of Administration has been established at Mussoorie.Hardwar
District came into existence with effect from 16.12.1988.
Hardwar is an economically developed District. the land is
very fertile, the main crops
being wheat, rice and sugarcane.
BHEL has a major presence at Hardwar with electronics and scientific
goods being manufactured on a large scale at nearby Roorkee.
There is a sugar mill at another nearby town, Laksar.
Rishikesh city of Dehradun District is a city of temples situated on
the banks of the holy river Ganga. It is the gateway for the
hills of Tehri, Uttarkashi, Pauri and Chamoli districts. The
entire pilgrimage routes for Gangotri, Yamunotri, Badrinath and
Kedarnath pass through Rishikesh.
15.2.1956 Saharanpur District was taken out from this Division.
Further, on 13.10.1972 Tehri and Uttarkashi District, hitherto part of
this Divison, were also withdrawn and created as a new Tehri