The ICAI members residing abroad, who are being sent the Institutes The Chartered Accountant journal by Air Mail and sea mail of Indian Post, are hereby informed that Indian postal authorities have steeply increased the postal charges from Rs. 90 per copy to Rs. 175 for Air Mail and from Rs. 13 per copy to Rs. 90 for Sea Mail w.e.f 01.08.2008.
The Executive Committee of the Institute, taking note of the steep hike in foreign postal rates and the resultant expenses to be borne by the ICAI, has decided to charge the actual (revised) postal rates from ALL overseas members who desire to get the copy of their journal at their foreign addresses through Air Mail/Sea Mail facility as follows:
Air Mail Rs. 2100 per annum Sea Mail Rs. 1100 per annum
In view of the above, the overseas members who wish to receive the journal (December 2008 onwards) at their foreign addresses, are requested to remit the sum equal to the actual revised air mail, sea mail charges payable, as the case may be, to their respective regional offices on an urgent basis. The overseas members who have already submitted airmail charges at the old rates of Rs. 900 per annum are requested to remit the balance amount as per the new postal rates (Rs.2100 per annum) for the remaining months (December 2008 onwards) of their respective existing air mail periods.
In case, the overseas members dont remit the required postal charges, the journal will be dispatched at their Indian addresses as per ICAI records free of cost.