Chandigarh,123.07.18-Department of Posts has announced to start Letter Writing Campaign from 15-06-2018 under ‘Dhai Akhar/Letter Writing Campaign”. The theme under is “Letter to my Motherland”/ inspire by Rabindranath Tagore’s “Amar Desher Mati” .

The letter could be written in English/Hindi/Punjabi language by any member of public in an inland letter card (note more than 500 words) or in an A4 Sheet (note more than 1000 words) put in an embossed envelope addressed to the Chief Postmaster General, Punjab Circle, Chandigarh-160017 and posted in any Letter Box or handed over to any Post Office. Last date to write and post the letter is 30 September 2018. Letters posted after 30.09.2018 will not be accepted.

The embossed envelope/envelope with required stamp affixed and Inland Letter

Card (ILC) will be the permitted stationery for participating in the campaign

The competition is open to all age groups and the two categories are-

  • Up to 18 years Category:-

a) Inland Letter Card category

b) Envelope Category

Above 18 years:-

a) Inland Letter Card category

b) Envelope Category

The participants have to give a certificate of their age on the letter such as “I certify that I am Below/above the age of 18 as on 01/01/2018.”. In case of winning letters, the age and other ID certificates will be verified by the Punjab Circle office.

Details of Awards:-

(Prize to be given to the winners in each category at Circle Level)

Prize Category

Prize (Amount)

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)