India Post: INDEPENDENCE DAY 2017 PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION - Competitions for Indian Students


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Wednesday, 5 July 2017


Entries are invited for the Photography Competition on the occasion of Independence Day 2017. The theme of the competition is ‘Beautiful India’. The participants are to take original snap on the subject (should not be copy of picture snapped by someone else).

Any citizen of India of age group 18 years or more can participate in this contest.
Participants can send only one snapped photograph on the subject.
The photograph submitted should be such that can be depicted on the stamps in a visually appealing manner so as to be of interest to philatelic collectors.

Participants can use only photographed paper of A4 size.
The following particulars should be written legibly on the reverse of the design:
1. Name of the participant*
2. Age (18 years or more)*
3. Gender
4. Nationality*
5. Full and complete residential address with
Pin Code*
6. Phone/Mobile Number*
7. E-mail ID (if available)

An undertaking stating that ‘The photograph submitted is original and no copyright issues are involved’ should be sent along with the entry. In case of any legal dispute related to copyright issue,
Department of Posts will not be liable for the same.

The photograph along with the soft copy of image in a CD should be sent through “Speed Post” in A4 size envelope. The entries may also be emailed at The participants should mention “Photography Competition - Independence Day 2017” on the envelope in which the photograph is sent.

The prize winning designs will be considered for use on stamps and other philatelic material. The prize money will be as follows:-
 First prize 10,000
 Second prize 6,000

 Third prize 4,000

Last Date: 25.07.2017
Prize winning entries will be considered for use as design on stamps and other Philatelic items
For details log on to:
Entries along with the soft copy of image in CD may be sent to ADG (Philately), Room No. 108 B,
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg, New Delhi- 110001. The entries may also be sent through email at

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