PIN code is refers as Postal Index Number. Pin code is a code in the post office numbering and introduce on 15 August 1972 by an additional secretary in the Union Ministry of Communications know as Shriram Bhikaji Velankar. Pin code system helps to simplify the manual sorting and delivery of mail.
India has total 9 PIN zone, eight regional zones and one functional zone (for the Indian Army). Postal Index Number (PIN) or PIN Code is a 6 digit code, first PIN code digit represent the region. The second PIN code digit represent the sub-region, and the third PIN code digit represent the sorting district within the region and the last three digits are assigned to individual post offices.
Postal Code also known as post code, Pin code, Zip code, Postcode basically postal code is a string of letters or digits or combination of both letters and digits, sometimes including spaces or punctuation. The main purpose of postal address of sorting the mails.postal codes are usually assigned to large institutions, goverment agencies and big commercial companies that are receive large volumes of mail. Postl code has various number of synonyms, which vary country to country
Postal code: The general term is used in Canada. Postcode: The general term is used in the Netherlands. Eircode: The standard term in Ireland. CAP: The standard term in Italy CEP:The standard term in Brazil NPA in French-speaking Switzerland and Italian-speaking Switzerland PIN code / Pincode: The standard term in India. PLZ: The standard term in Germany, Austria, German-speaking Switzerland and Liechtenstein. ZIP code: The standard term in the United States and the Philippines.
United States Postal Service using ZIP code system since 1963.ZIP code also known as Zone Improvement Plan. ZIP code tearm widely used in United States and the Philippines. ZIP code is useful for mail travels more effiecntly and quickly, if sender use ZIP code in the postal address.ZIP code are usally five digit code introduce in 1983.