Anna Road HPO

Along with the introduction of Postal Services in India in 1854, Mount Road Post Office was formed as Mount Road SO as a non-gazetted delivery office. A century later in 1955, it became a gazetted SO and grew into the present stature of HPO in 1961. It attained Class I status in 1971 and its nomenclature change to Anna Road HPO on 15.9.1974.

Anna Road HPO serves about 10 lakhs people in 6.4 Sq.Km of heavy business area interspersed with residential locations situated in the heart of the city. It is housed in own building which also accommodates Postal and Telecom Circle Offices, Chennai City Regional Office, Anna Road Telegraphs Office, Anna Road Sorting Office and RLO. Mass Mailing Centre under the control of SSRM, Air Mail Sorting Division and Bulk Mail Centre under the control of SSRM, Chennai Sorting Division are also housed in the same building. Philatelic Bureau is functioning in a separate building in the same compound. This office was adjudged as best maintained Post Office in the city for the Rolling Shield of Mylapore Academy during the years 1977, 1979, 1981, 1982 and 1983.

Anna Road HPO is an independent unit in Chennai City Region. It has no Sub or Branch Offices. For any complaints/suggestions, please contact the under mentioned officer/centre.

Head of the Division
The Chief Postmaster
Anna Road HPO
ChennaiĀ  - 600 002
Fax: 044-28520926 e-mail:
Customer Care Centre
Phone: 044-28594742

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