Are you running a Business which required letters to be sent to your customers, then this India Post’s initiative will interest you. India Post have now introduced a scheme in which person or business can get its personalised photo or logo printed on the Postal Stamp.
Previously India post has introduced scheme under ‘My Stamps‘ which let you immortalise yourself with photos taken as selfie. Also department has launched stamp to celebrate 50 years of partnership of CNES and ISRO. In the corporate world Amazon were the first company to get personalized stamp under this scheme.
How much it will cost ?
These stamps will cost INR 12,00,000/- for 60,000 postage stamps.
“We have opened up customised printing of ‘My Stamp’ for individuals and corporates. Anyone can get his logo or photo printed inside the stamp for net cost of Rs 12 lakh. There will be 5,000 sheets comprising 60,000 postage stamps,” Department of Posts Secretary S K Sinha told reporters here.
The cost of previously launched ‘My Stamps’ was INR 300/- per sheet which can be used for general postal mail.
How to get your stamp ?
To get your stamp one must apply to India post; after which department will examine the proposal and once it is approved then person or business can get his postal stamps.
This will ensure genuine applicants for the scheme.
As India post is eyeing towards digitally connecting all rural post offices India hence it expect to jump of about Rs 100 crore in turnover at Rs 141 crore from the philately segment this fiscal and expects ‘My Stamp’ initiative to contribute about Rs 60 crore.
The Department of Post expects its total revenue to be in the range of Rs 15,000-16,000 crore this fiscal against Rs 13,037.25 crore in 2015-16. “There was fiscal deficit of about Rs 5,500 crore which we have been able to contain. In next seven years, we will be able to break even,” Sinha said.