The Postal Index Number is commonly known as PIN code in India. It is use in the Indian Post to segregate the mails.
The PIN system was introduced by Shriram Bhikaji Velankar on 15 August 1972. Who was an additional secretary in the Union Ministry of Communications?
The PIN system came into action to tackle the confusion which used to happen because of incorrect addresses or places having similar names. It eases the manual sorting and delivery of mails.
Thus, the pin code in India consists of six digits. The first two digits indicate state, the next two digits represent the district and the last two digits indicate the place where GPO or HO is located.
Pincode of Bani Vihar Bhubneshwar, Orissa is 751004
If we analyze Bani Vihar Bhubneshwar, so, the first two digits which are 75 represent the state Orissa.
The second two digits which are 10 represent the district Khorda. And the last two-digit which are 04 represents the Post Office Utkal University