Kohima: Nagaland Postal Division launched “My Stamp” facility by Abiogenesis on the occasion of Philately Day as part National Postal Week here. With this, Moa and Arenla of Abiogenesis are now featured in “My Stamp.”Earlier, Som Kamei, Director of Postal services, Nagaland delivered the welcome address while vote of thanks was proposed by K.I. Singh, ASPO’s Kohima Sub Division. The function was chaired by Sharon Losu.
The occasion also witnessed presentation of awards: Best Sub Post office- Paper Nagar Sub Post Office, Mokokchung Sub Division; highest revenue earning sub post office- Circular Road Sub Post Office, Dimapur Sub Division; Best Branch post office- Darogapathar Branch office, Dimapur; runners-up- Singirijan Branch office and Zeliangrong B branch office.“My Stamp” is a facility where a person can personalize his/her photograph or any images alongside the selected postage stamp.
“My Stamp” is the brand name for personalized sheets of Postage Stamps of India Post. The personalization is achieved by printing a thumb nail photograph of the customer images and logos of institutions, or images of artwork, heritage buildings, famous tourist places, historical cities, wildlife, other animals and birds etc., alongside the selected Commemorative Postage Stamp.‘My Stamp’ was first introduced in India during the World Philatelic Exhibition, ‘INDIPEX-2011’.
There was considerable demand for it during the exhibition and many requests to resume its printing have since been received.This enthusiasm from stamp lovers prompted India Post to extend the ‘My Stamp’ scheme to cover all Postal Circles. This scheme is available in selected Philatelic Bureaux and counters /Important Post offices/Post Offices situated at tourist places. (Source-(Morung )