Dhai Aakhar Letter Writing Competition 2018 By Postal Department

National Level Letter Writing Competition

 Dhai Akhar National Level Letter Writing Competition

About

The Department of Posts is organising  Dhai Akhar National Level Letter Writing Competition to promote the art of letter writing in the country. The theme for the contest is "Letter to my motherland" Inspired by Rabindra Nath's "Amar Deshar Matti". Time for the contest is till 30.9.2018.

Language

The letter can be written in English/ Hindi/Local language.

Categories

A. Up to 18 Years

  1. Inland letter card category

  2. Envelope category

B. Above 18 Years

  1. Inland letter card category

  2. Envelope category

More Info

Age verification:

The participants will 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 01/01/2018.

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 with a word limit of not more than 500 words for ILC category. Only handwritten letters will be accepted.

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

Prizes: 

  1. At circle level in each category:

PrizePrize Amount
First PrizeRs/- 25,000
Second PrizeRs/-  10,000
Third PrizeRs/- 5,000

2. At the National level in each category:

PrizePrize Amount
First PrizeRs/- 50,000
Second PrizeRs/- 25,000
Third PrizeRs/- 10,000

Get more details or download the PDF, here.

Letter Submission:

BY post you can send your letter to Assistant Director General (Philately), Department of Posts, Room No. 108, Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg, New Delhi - 110001. Only handwritten letters posted by 30-09-2018 will be. Or a scanned copy of the letter can be submitted on the MyGov portal by 30-09- 2018 (23:59 IST)

Contact:


For any contest-related query, write to Mr. Abhinav Pratap Singh
Assistant Director General(Philately)
abhinavpratap.singh@gov.in

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