ALLAHABAD: On the occasion of Maha Kumbh, Postal department gives you an opportunity to get your picture printed on a postage stamp along with your zodiac sign, said director, Postal Services, Allahabad region Krishna Kumar Yadav.
He added that during the philatelic exhibition to be held on January 13 and 14 this year at Art gallery of North Central Zone Cultural Centre (NCZCC), 'My Stamp' facility will be launched in Allahabad for the first time. Any living person may get photo printed on postage stamps along with one's zodiac sign. Other than Zodiac signs there will be option to get photos printed with various flowers for a payment of Rs 300 for a set of 12 stamps. The stamps may even be used for sending letters.
Mr. Yadav said the scheme was started in Uttar Pradesh in Lucknow and Agra but now it comes to Allahabad. 'My Stamp' scheme is popular among youngsters and officers of the postal department are hopeful it would be successful in Allahabad too.
Courtesty : Times of India