December 21, 2016
About UPU - Established in 1874, the Universal Postal Union (UPU), with its headquarters in the Swiss capital Berne, is the second oldest international organisation worldwide and it has 192 member countries. The Department of Posts conducts The UPU Letter Writing Competition every year. Students up to the age of 15 years are invited to take part in the competition and write a 1000 words letter on the subject given.
The on the spot competition is scheduled to be held on Sunday, January 8, 2017, 10.00 AM. to 11.00 AM.
|Class/ Age||Up to 15 years.|
The reward to the National and International Level will be distributed as according to the reward criteria given below. The winner of the national level will get Rs 5,000 and a certificate and the winner of International Level will get a Gold medal.
|First Prize||Rs. 5,000 and a Certificate|
|Second Prize||Rs. 3,000 and a Certificate|
|Third Prize||Rs. 2,000 and a Certificate|
|Consolation Prize||Rs. 1,000 To the best entry from each Postal Circle and certificate.|
46th UPU Reward at the International Level
The top three entries will be awarded
Along with a Certificate and UPU official postage stamp from UPU.
The application for the 46th UPU Letter Writing Competition 2016 -17 has been started. The candidates are provided with the information on filling and submitting the application form.
The participants applying for the 46th UPU Letter Writing Competition need to follow the instructions given below.
The candidates have to provide following details on the first page of the entry that would be submitted. The candidates are advised to fill the details mentioned below carefully
Participants are advised to check the details of the application form before the final submission because once the application has been processed then the candidates will not be able to do any changes.
Participating Schools are directed to forward the entries on or before December 21, 2016,to the Chief Postmaster General of their States for evaluation, who will submit the three best entries to the Postal Directorate, New Delhi
At India Level
The applications would be received by Chief Postmaster General of their States and they will submit the three best entries to Postal Directorate, New Delhi
At the International Level
The award-winning entries will be selected by The Universal Postal Union.
For further details contact
the Chief Postmasters General / Postmasters General / Director Postal Services of your circle / Region.
Ministry of Communications & Department of Posts,Government of India