“Children Visited Post Offices on ‘Education Day’ Under Digital India Week”
Today on 3rd day of “Digital India Week” J&K Postal Circle organized visit of school students to computerized Post Office which include Srinagar GPO, Anantnag HO, Baramulla HO and many other major Post Offices. About 1200 students from more than 30 schools which include Govt. Schools and some prominent schools visited various computerized Post Offices. The main function was celebrated in Srinagar General Post Office where the students were shown computerized booking of various articles of letter mail, parcel mail, opening of saving bank accounts, commemorative postage stamps issued by Department of Posts, printing of personalized “My Stamp” process of mail, post shop etc. The students were also shown stage by stage the processing of booked articles for further dispatch to their office of destination.
Department of Posts is organizing various competitions in which they can participate and win the exciting prizes. Students can participate in the Stamp Design Competition for students which is open for all those people who are upto 18 years of age and is organized at national level. This competition has started from 01.07.2015 and will be open till the end of August 2015, during which participants can send their painting on the title “A Day in the Rains” by speed post to Philately Division office of Director General (Posts), Dak Bhawan Sansad Marg, New Delhi-110001.
The students were enthusiastic to see tremendous changes which have taken place in the Postal set up after introduction of computerization and the various new schemes introduced by Department of Posts.