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Government of India
Ministry of Communications
09-March-2011 18:19 IST
Philatelic Exhibition
The World Philatelic Exhibition / INDIPEX-2011 was held recently in New Delhi from February 12-18, 2011. Exhibitors of stamps, postal stationary and philatelic literature from over 60 countries participated in the exhibition.

A new philatelic product called ‘My Stamp’ has been introduced during world Philatelic Exhibition Indipex 2011. This permits individuals to print their photograph next to a postage stamp, separated by a perforation on a stamp sheet. The photograph does not carry text or any matter other than the image of the customer.

This product was piloted during Indipex 2011. Deptt. of Posts may use it on special occasion such as exhibitions at present.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Communications & Information Technology, Shri Sachin Pilot in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

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