World Postal Day: 9th of October
- To mark the anniversary of establishment of the Universal Postal Union in 1874.
- India has been a member of the Universal Postal Union since 1876.
- The purpose of World Post Day is to create awareness about the role of postal sector in the lives of people and businesses as well as contribution to the socio-economic development of countries.
- The theme for this year’s World Post Day is ‘Innovate to recover’.