Philately Day: CPMG Maharashtra Circle releases a special cancellation on 'Augmented Reality in Philately'


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: Mumbai, October 11, 2023

As a part of this National Postal Week celebration, Philately Day was celebrated by the Department of Posts in Mumbai today. The Chief Postmaster General, Maharashtra Circle, Shri. K. K Sharma, released a special cancellation: ‘Augmented Reality in Philately’. A postcard, which stands as a testament to the innovative spirit of the Postal Department, was also released on the occasion. This cancellation promises to bring a new dimension to the world of philately.  

A pack of postcards featuring ‘Stepwells of Maharashtra’, a remarkable architectural marvel of our country, with a special cancellation was also released.

A slogan cancellation, ‘Discover India with Philately’ was unveiled. This was available at Mumbai GPO only today (11th October, 2023).

In keeping with the global spirit of Philately, a special postcard was released for post-crossing enthusiasts, celebrating the joy of connecting with people from around the world through postcards.

Shri. Amitab Singh, Postmaster General, Mails and BD; Shri. Vijay Kumar, General Manager, Finance; Shri Manoj Kumar, Director Mails and BD; Shri. Abhijeet Bansode, Director (HQ); Shri. Ajinkya Kale, Director, Mumbai Region; eminent philatelists, post-crossers and the staff were present on the occasion.

The event concluded with a post-crossing meetup which gave an opportunity for all to come together, to share stories and celebrate the shared passion for postcards. The releases done will be made available at Mumbai Philately Bureau and at other Philately Bureaus of Maharashtra Circle shortly.

Notably, the Department of Posts is celebrating National Postal Week from 10th October to 13th October, 2023.

SC/PM Source: CPMG Maharashtra

 

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