Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Now get your selfie on Stamps

Everybody want to see his/her Photograph on Stamp. Now its time to get with within minutes. In the era of Social Media and smart Phone Postal Dept. has come across with something interesting for youths. 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, and this is possible by ‘My Stamp’ scheme of  Dept. of Posts, said Mr. Krishna Kumar Yadav, Director Postal Services, Rajasthan Western Region, Jodhpur.

Briefing about this service, Director Postal Services Mr. Krishna Kumar Yadav said that My Stamp’ is the brand name for personalized sheets of Postage Stamps of India Post. The personalization is achieved by printing a thumb nail photograph of the customer images and logos of institutions, or images of artwork, heritage buildings, famous tourist places, historical cities, wildlife, other animals and birds etc., alongside the selected Commemorative Postage Stamp.

To avail facility of  My Stamp service one have to fill a form and submit it with his/her photographs along with Rs. 300/- only to respective Post Office. In one sheet there will be 12 photographs along with postal stamps and this five rupees postage stamp, having customers photographs can be sent anywhere in the country. This facility is available only for living person.Mr. Yadav told that "My Stamp" theme is based on famous tourist places and available in ten themes which includes Hawa Mahal, Tajmahal, Red Fort, Qutubminar, Mysore Palace, Fairy Queen, Port Blair Islands, Ajanta caves, St. Francis Church and Greetings.

Mr.Yadav stated that there is much craze about Selfie in young generation and now it’s time to put their selfie on Stamp. It will connect the youth from Postal dept. and then can also boast about their picture on Stamp. It can be memorable for Birthday, wedding anniversary or special moments of life, branding of corporates, to gift anyone and in many ways. It can be given to family members, friends as well as nearby persons If somebody heartily love anyone, it is a great chance to show love to him/her, said Mr. Yadav.

Director Mr. KK Yadav told that In Rajasthan western Region, My stamp facility is available in Jodhpur, Jaislmer, Bikaner, Sikar, Nagaur, Pali, Shri Ganganagar Head post Offices and Mount Abu Sub Post Office. A discount of 10 % on Purchase of 2 -100 My Stamp Sheetlets and Purchase of more than 100 My Stamp Sheetlets 20 % discount will be given.

(Courtesy : Hindustan Times, Jaipur)

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