Fund transfer facility has been started by the postal department of Karnataka in order to facilitate easy remittances from Indians staying abroad.
The facility has been started across 59 post offices in Karnataka following a tie up with global fund transfer service provider, MoneyGram International.
"Receiving money is simple. The person remitting the money with any of Moneygram International agent overseas will have to pass on the reference number to the receiver, who will get the money in these post offices in no time by showing any of the ID such as ration cards", said a senior official from the department of post.
The service would be offered in the following head post offices- Bangalore GPO, Rajajinagar HO, Jalalhalli HO, R.T. Nagar HO, HAL II Stage HO, Basavanagudi HO, Jayanagar HO and Channapatna HO.