Bangalore, May 9, 2013:
The World Gold Council, in partnership with India Post and Reliance Money, is offering consumers a price reduction of 7% on daily prices for the purchase of gold coins from India Post offices to celebrate the festival of Akshaya Tritiya.
Consumers can purchase 99.9% pure, Swiss-manufactured gold coins in denominations of one gram, five grams, eight grams, ten grams, 20 grams and 50 grams from a network of 970 India Post outlets across the country until 30 June 2013.
Commenting on the promotion, Somasundaram PR, Managing Director, India, World Gold Council said: “The festival of Akshaya Tritiya is considered to be one of the most auspicious occasions for buying gold. Our partnership with India Post and their vast network of outlets, allows us to make pure 24 carat gold accessible to a wide range of consumers across the country. Coupled with the recent price drop in gold, this additional discount to the daily price of 7%, means that we are offering consumers an incredibly attractive opportunity to buy gold during an auspicious period.”
Kalpana Tewari, Chief General Manager, Business Development, India Post said; “We are happy to announce to all our valued customers about our continued association with the World Gold Council, in making available Gold Coins at attractive prices, on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya.
We have over 970 select post offices across India retailing gold coins and any customer who buys gold during this time will get a flat 7% reduction on the day’s retail prices. The gold coins bear the logo of India Post and are available in a variety of denominations.”