The first official airmail flight took place in India between Allahabad and Naini on 18th February 1911, a whole hundred years ago. These will be highlighted through release of special covers, seminars and workshops, activities for children and so on.
INDIPEX 2011 will have each day earmarked for celebrating themes such as science and technology, culture and heritage, youth and sports, environment and women’s issues. The exhibition itself will be spread over an area of over 29700 square feet, with booths and stalls for philatelic dealers, government ministries and under takings and corporate entities. With participation from over 70 countries, 500 foreign delegates and about 5000 school children, stamp enthusiasts and other visitors are expected to visit daily.