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September 21, 1967: Post Office prepares for the NDPS

Source:  TNMOC

One of the final actions of the last session of Parliament was to pass the Bill allowing the Post Office to establish a National Data Processing Service. Until the Bill became law the department was prohibited from setting up such a service. But a study of data processing developments within the Post Office shows that it was necessary to the reorganisation carried out prior to the Post Office becoming a state corporation.

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