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Dhai Akhar Letter Writing Competition 2019 by India Post [Prizes Worth Rs. 20L]: Submit by Nov 30

By: Usha | 17 Aug 2019 6:19 AM

Dhai Akhar Letter Writing Campaign will start from 01-08-2019 and the last date for posting letters under Dhai Akhar Letter Writing Campaign will be 30-11-2019.

Theme

The theme of the Dhai Akhar Letter Writing Campaign will be “Dear Bapu, you are immortal I प्रिय बापू आप अमर हैं” letter, to be written in English/Hindi/Local Language, may be addressed to Chief Postmaster General of the respective Circles.

Categories

The categories for National Level Dhai Akhar Letter Writing Campaign are as follows:

  1. Up to 18 years:
    • Inland Letter Card Category
    • Envelope Category
  2. Above 18 years:
    • Inland Letter Card Category
    • Envelope Category
Rules

Word Limit: The letter can be written on plain A-4 size paper with a word limit of not more than 1000 words under envelope category, or in an Inland Letter Card (ILC) with a word limit of not more than 500 words for ILC category. Only handwritten letters will be accepted.

Permitted Stationery: The embossed envelope/ envelope with required stamp affixed and Inland Letter Card (ILC) will be the permitted stationery for participating in the campaign.

Proof of Age: The participants have to give a certificate of proof of their age on the letter such as “I certify that I am below/above the age of 18 as on 01/01/2019”. In case of winning letters, the age and other ID certificates will be verified by the Circle before sending the three best letters in each category to the Directorate.

Shortlisting: Top three letters in each category will be shortlisted by every Circle and prize will be awarded to these three entries at circle level. The selected letters at Circle level will be sent to the Directorate for further evaluation in each category at the National Level.

Prizes

Circle Level (There are 23 circles)

First Prize in each Category: Rs. 25,000/- (Rs. Twenty Five Thousand only)
Second Prize in each Category: Rs. 10,000/- (Rs. Ten Thousand only)
Third Prize in each Category: Rs. 5,000/- (Rs. Five Thousand only)

National Level

First Prize in each Category: Rs. 50,000/- (Rs. Fifty Thousand only)
Second Prize in each Category: Rs. 25,000/- (Rs. Twenty Five Thousand only)
Third Prize in each Category Rs. 10,000/-(Rs. Ten Thousand only)

Important Dates

Last date of posting letters: 30-11-2019

Tentative date for declaration of result

  • State Level:31.01.2020
  • National Level: 31.03.2020
Contact

For queries, send an email to adgphilately@indiapost.gov.in.

Click here for the official notification. 

Dhai Akhar Letter Writing competition 2019

 

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