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Result of Dhai Akhar Letter Writing Competition for 2019-20



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Philately Division, Department of Posts, Government of India announces Stamp Design Contest on the occasion of Independence Day 2020!


   


Department of Posts is issuing personalized sheets of postage stamps under the brand name "My Stamp". The personalization is achieved by printing a thumb nail photograph of an individual alongside the selected My Stamp on a My Stamp sheet. The list of themes on which My Stamp sheets are available can be seen at http://postagestamps.gov.in/MGStamps/prsnmystamps.aspx. Most popular themes are Happy Anniversary, Wedding Wishes, Happy Birthday etc. The recently issued My Stamp sheet on the theme "Happy Retirement" would make for a thoughtful gift to a retiring officer/official. The cost of one My Stamp sheet is Rs. 300/-. Such a My Stamp sheet makes an excellent gift/souvenir.


Release of special cover on the occassion of centenary celebration of Bharat Scouts & Guides West Calcutta on 01-02-2020.


MM&PO/Phil/SC/BSG/2019-20 dated at Kolkata-12, the 29.01.2020


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Release of Special cover on the occasion of World Forestry Day on 21-3-2019

Details of Special Cover released from 01-4-2019 to 31-8-2019(2019-20):


Sl No.

Code No.

Details of Special Covers

Name of Proponent

Date of release

1.

WB/18/2019

Special cover on 12th anniversary of BIRTH

Bengal Infertility & Reproductive Therapy Hospital Pvt. Ltd., Kolkata-700020

28-5-2019




2.

WB/19/2019

Special cover on 105th Birth Anniversary of Tenzing Norgay

Alpine Philatelic and Numismatic Society, Darjeeling-734104

29-5-2019



3.

WB/20/2019

Special cover on 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Mr. Gwal Das Bagri, Kolkata.

07-6-2019


4.

WB/21/2019

Special cover on 80th Birth Anniversary of R.D.Burman

Amit Kumar Fan Club, Kolkata-700084


27-6-2019


5.

WB/22/2019

Special cover on Centennial celebration of SBISA

SBI Staff Association, Kolkata


13-7-2019

6.

WB/23/2019

Special cover on Centenary celebration of Raghunathpur Nafar Academy (H.S.)

Raghunathpur Nafar Academy(H.S), Howrah


16-8-2019

7.

WB/24/2019

Special cover on Valmiki Pratibha on the occasion of Opening ceremony of 34thAll India Cultural Meet at Kolkata

Department of Posts, W.B.Circle



14-8-2019

8.

WB/25/2019

Special cover on Debabrata(George)Biswas on the occasion of Closing ceremony of 34th All India Cultural Meet at Kolkata

Department of Posts, W.B. Circle



18-8-2019



Details of Special Cover released from 01-4-2018 to 31-3-2019(2018-19):


Sl No.

Code No.

Details of Special Covers

Name of Proponent

Date of release

1.

WB/08/2018

Special cover on 23rd Annual conference of  Indian Society for Assisted Reproduction(ISAR), Kolkata

Dr. Gautam Khastgir

20-4-2018

2.

WB/11/2018

Special cover on 50 years of Rupa Company 

M/s Rupa Company Ltd., Kolkata

27-4-2018

3.

WB/12/2018

Special cover on Buddha Purnima

Department of Posts

30-4-2018

4.

WB/13/2018

Special cover on 80 years of the First Cricket Match played in Sikkim on 25-5-2018

Sikkim Cricket Association

25-5-2018

5.

WB/14/2018

Special cover on Platinum Jubilee of Opthalmological Society of West Bengal(OSWB), Kolkata

Opthalmological Society of West Bengal, Kolkata

14-7-2018

6.

WB/15/2018

Special cover on Beti Padhao Abhijan 

Skipper

17-7-2018

7.

WB/16/2018

Special cover on Dalmadal cannon on Mallbhum Pex

Departmental

23-7-2018

8.

WB/17/2018

Special cover on 100 years of CPTA

Calcutta Paper Traders Association 

18-8-2018

9.

WB/18/2018

Special cover on Launch of IPPB on 01-9-2018

Departmental

01-9-2018

10.

WB/19/2018

Special cover on Platinum Jubilee of Rahara Ramkrishna Mission.

Rahara Ramkrishna Mission

14-9-2018

11.

WB/20/2018

Special cover on Reshampex 

Departmental

12-9-2018

12.

WB/21/2018

Special cover on 128 years of Kalimpong Girls High School at Kalimpex.

Kalimpong Girls High School

27-9-2018

13.

WB/22/2018

Special cover on Damsang Lepcha Fort at kalimpex.

Damsang Lepcha Fort

28-9-2018

14.

WB/23/2018

Special cover on 150 years of Kolkata GPO

Departmental

01-10-2018

15.

WB/24/2018

Special cover on 150 years of Mahatma Gandhi

Departmental

02-10-2018

16.

WB/25/2018

Special cover on Platinum Jubilee of Ray Street Sarbojanin Durga Puja

Ray Street Sarbojanin Durga Puja committee

12-10-2018

17.

WB/27/2018

Special cover on Platinum Jubilee of Guruguha Gana Vidyalaya

Guruguha Gana Vidyalaya

24-11-2018

18.

WB/28/2018

Special cover on Bicentenary celebration of Serampore College

Serampore College,Hooghly

07-12-2018

19.

WB/29/2018

Special cover on Sital pati

Departmental

14-12-2018

20.

WB/30/2018

Special cover on Gambhira Gaan

Departmental

21-12-2018

21.

WB/31/2018

Special cover on 150 years of Banglar Rossogolla

K.C.Das

28-12-2018

22.

WB/32/2018

Special cover on Sampanna on 29-12-2018

Department of Telecommunications

29-12-2018

23.

WB/01/2019

Special cover on 100 years of Sailendra Sircar Vidyalaya

Sailendra Sircar Vidyalaya

05-01-2019

24.

WB/02/2019

Special cover on 125 years of Meghnad Saha

Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics,Kolkata

11-01-2019

25.

WB/03/2019

Special cover on Textile

Ministry of Textiles

07-01-2019

26.

WB/04/2019

Special cover on Platinum Jubilee of Dhupguri High School

Dhupguri High School

23-01-2019

27.

WB/05/2019

Special cover on Jalpaiguri Zilla School

Jalpaiguri Zilla School

31-01-2019

28.

WB/06/2019

Special cover on 150 years of St. Michael Church in Jalpaiguri

St. Michael Church,Jalpaiguri

26-01-2019

29.

WB/07/2019

Special cover on Platinum Jubilee of Malda College

Departmental

29-01-2019

30.

WB/08/2019

Special cover on 100 years of Gaudiya Mission

Gaudiya Mission

05-02-2019

31.

WB/09/2019

Special cover on 40 years of Calcutta Choir

Calcutta Choir

08-02-2019

32.

WB/10/2019

Special cover on 132 years of BNCCI

Bengal National Chamber of Commerce

18-02-2019

33.

WB/11/2019

Special cover on 100 years of Late Shri Sudhin Kumar Mitra

Matrisangha Janakalyan Ashram,Kolkata

18-02-2019

34.

WB/12/2019

Special cover on Pakyong Airport  at Sikkimpex

Departmental

21-2-2019

35.

WB/13/2019

Special cover on The Coronation throne of Norbugang at Sikkimpex

Departmental

22-2-2019

36.

WB/14/2019

Special cover on Govt. College of Engineering and Leather Technology,Saltlake

Govt. College of Engineering and Leather Technology,Saltlake

11-3-2019

37.

WB/15/2019

Special cover on the occasion of World Forestry Day 

Forest Department, Portblair

22-3-2019

38.

WB/16/2019

Special cover on 135 years of B.Sirkar Johuree 

B.Sirkar Johuree

25-3-2019





Details of Special Cover released from 01-4-2017 to 31-3-2018(2017-18):



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Details of Special Covers

Name of Proponent

Date of release

1.

WB/09/2017

Special cover on World Environment Day on 05.6.2017

Departmental

05-06-2017

2.

WB/10/2017

Special cover on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan

Departmental

15-07-2017

3.

WB/11/2017

Special cover on 28th annual function of the Kolkata Chapter of Friends of Tribal Society

Shri Ramesh Kumar Maheshwari, Kol-26

13-08-2017

4.

WB/12/2017

Special cover on 90th anniversary of Kolkata Reserve Bank Employees’ co-operative credit society Ltd., Kolkata-700001

Kolkata Reserve Bank Employees’ co-operative credit society Ltd., Kolkata-700001

24-08-2017

5.

WB/13/2017

Special cover released on the occasion of forthcoming Durgapuja

Departmental

08-09-2017

6.

WB/14/2017

Special cover on 125th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda at the Parliament of the World’s Religions,Chicago

Departmental

27-09-2017

7.

WB/15/2017

100 years of Gandhiji’s Champaran Satyagraha (1917-2017)

Departmental

02-10-2017

8.

WB/16/2017

Special cover on the occasion of 100 years of Gandhiji & Nehuruji’s First meeting (1916-2016).

Departmental

02-10-2017

9.

WB/17/2017

Special cover on “Dhai Akhar”-  the National Letter Writing Competition

Departmental

02-10-2017

10.

WB/18/2017

Special cover on the occasion of Junior World Cup Football competition-2017

Departmental

02-10-2017

11.

WB/19/2017

Special cover on Tulaipanji Rice

Departmental

12-10-2017

12.

WB/20/2017

Special cover on Rashtriya Ekta Diwas

Departmental

31-10-2017

13.

WB/21/2017

Special cover on Golden Jubilee of Hindustan Copper Ltd.

Hindustan Copper Ltd.

09-11-2017

14.

WB/22/2017

Special cover on Maldapex (on Mangao)

Departmental

07-12-2017

15.

WB/23/2017

Special cover on 25000th edition of Sanmarg on 10-12-2017

Sanmarg Newspaper

10-12-2017

16.

WB/24/2017

Special cover on Hamfest India Covention 2017

Hamfest India

16-12-2017

17.

WB/01/2018

Special cover on 125th Birth anniversary of S.N.Bose 

S.N.Bose National centre for Basic Sciences, Salt Lake

01-01-2018

18.

WB/02/2018

Special cover on Platinum Jubilee of UCO Bank

UCO Bank

06-01-2018

19.

WB/03/2018

Special cover on 85 years of Peerless

Peerless Company Ltd.

08-01-2018

20.

WB/04/2018

Special cover on 125 years of WBUAF

West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences

10-01-2018

21.

WB/05/2018

Special cover on 75 years of Ramkrishna Ashram, Narendrapur

Ramkrishna Ashram, Narendrapur

26-01-2018

22.

WB/06/2018

Special cover on 100 years of Fanindra Deb Institution, Jalpaiguri

Fanindra Deb Institution, Jalpaiguri

05-02-2018

23.

WB/07/2018

Special cover on Stephen Hawking

Departmental

20-03-2018

24.

WB/09/2018

Special cover on Nirmal Birbhum Utsav at Administrative Building, Suri

Govt. of W.B.

29-03-2018

25.

WB/10/2018

Special cover on Nirmal Birbhum Utsav at Birbhum Zila Parishad.

Govt of W.B.

29-03-2018


 

 
 

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