You have seen, photos of Gandhi, Nehru or any other famous personalities on postal stamps up to, but now there can be your photograph too on postal stamps. Mr. Krishna Kumar Yadav, Director, Postal Services, Allahabad Region told that ‘My Stamp’ service of Dept. of Posts, which will be available in Allahabad on 9 & 10 January during Allahabad Philatelic Exhibition (ALLAPHILEX-2015) at the Art Gallery of North Central Zone Cultural Centre, Allahabad, where people can enjoy the beauty of it.
Mr. Krishna Kr. Yadav, Director Postal Services, told that to avail facility of my stamp service one have to fill a form and submit it with his/her photographs alongwith Rs. 300/- only. In one sheet there can be 12 photographs alongwith postal stamps. For this customers can give their photograph to Postal Dept which will scan and then make it a beautiful postal stamp. If some one wants to spot clicking, this facility is also available. A five rupees postage stamps, having customers photographs can be sent anywhere in the country. This facility is available only for living person.
Briefing about exhibition Mr. Yadav said that the Postal Department will organize this exhibition at the Art Gallery of North Central Zone Cultural Centre, Allahabad and a number of valuable stamps from around the world will be exhibited. Philatelists of Allahabad and from across the country will participate in the exhibition to showcase their collection of Postage Stamps and other Philatelic materials. Director Postal Services, Mr. Yadav said that while the people will be able to get acquainted with the story behind various stamps, youth will be promoted to develop their interest in Philately. During the exhibition Philatelic Workshops, Letter writing, Stamp Design and Quiz competitions will also be organized to attract youth and School Children.